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[RAF Elsham Wolds] [Local Crashes] [13 October 1939 1 Air Armament School]

13 October 1939 – 1 Air Armament School, RAF Manby – Hawker Fury Mk I–K8244 – F/L Ernest Henry Jago RAF – Duty. Gunnery practise

Location – Crashed at Theddlethorpe range.

Hawker Fury Profile

Airborne from RAF Manby on an air to ground gunnery practice sortie at the nearby Theddlethorpe range. The pilot, F/L Jago, failed to pull out of a dive in sufficient time due to misjudging the aircraft's altitude at the start of the dive. Crashed at the range.

F/L Ernest Henry Jago RAF – 35 – Pilot – 1 AAS - Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

Compiled by David Fell. Photo from my archive

 

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