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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22191
Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Date:02-SEP-1940
Time:
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk I
Owner/operator:10 OTU, Royal Air Force (10 OTU, RAF)
Registration: K7249
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Burtonwood, Lancashire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged during an air test on 2 September 1940. Presumably repaired, as not struck off charge until July 1943, when relegated to a Ground Instructional Air Frame 3339M. (K7249 served with 9 AGS (Air Gunnery School) at RAF Stormy Down, Port Talbot, from 28. 5.42. On 12.10.42 the Whitley was transferred 1 RS (Radio School) RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire)

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 p 59)
2. http://www.ceninrenewables.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Cottrell-1993-Stormy-AirBase.pdf p 100


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2008 23:22 Anon. Added
01-Mar-2019 17:34 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
13-Oct-2019 22:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
13-Oct-2019 22:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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