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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191063
Last updated: 23 August 2019
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Date:17-AUG-1940
Time:
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk IV
Owner/operator:102 (Ceylon) Squadron Royal Air Force (102 (Ceylon) Sqn RAF)
Registration: N1382
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hochlichtspitze, Near Lech -   Austria
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leeming, UK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into a mountain during a bombing attack on Augsburg, Germany. All five occupants died in the crash.

Sources:

http://regiowiki.at/wiki/Absturz_einer_Armstrong_Whitworth_Whitley_bei_Lech_am_17._August_1940
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?2776-Whitley-N1385-crash-in-Alps
http://www.bundesheer.at/download_archiv/pdfs/missing_in_action.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Nov-2016 17:35 gerard57 Added
19-Aug-2017 09:30 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Registration, Location, Source]
02-Nov-2018 18:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
02-Nov-2018 19:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
01-Mar-2019 17:35 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type]

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