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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56813
Last updated: 27 November 2019
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Date:28-FEB-1943
Time:16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Mustang Mk I
Owner/operator:41 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (41 OTU RAF)
Registration: AG585
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Hawarden Village, Flintshire, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Hawarden, Flintshire
Destination airport:RAF Hawarden
Narrative:
Bird strike on pitot head when over the gunnery range. Returned to the aerodrome with airspeed indicator u/s. Initial approach was too fast, went around and then stalled and crashed on the second approach. Caught fire.

Three civilians showed great courage in removing the pilot from the blazing wreck.
Pilot:
F/O (J/20012) Edward Worrell Graham RCAF received injuries from which he died the following day.
R.I.P.




Sources:

Air Ministry Form 1180
http://www.int-birdstrike.org/Athens_Papers/IBSC27%20WPI-2.pdf
http://www.warbirdinformationexchange.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=20488&view=next
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jan-2009 10:08 WJR Added
25-Sep-2011 13:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
11-Nov-2012 05:00 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2012 05:13 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2012 05:16 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
31-Dec-2012 01:29 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
09-Jun-2015 09:54 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2018 08:02 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]

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