ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139311
Last updated: 24 April 2014
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Date:28-NOV-1942
Time:1905
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DB-7 Havoc Mk I
Owner/operator:51 OTU, RAF
Registration: BJ501
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rutters Cottage Meadow, nr Thurleigh, Bedfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Thurleigh
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Stalled in a steep climb after overshoot at Thurleigh and dived into ground.
The pilot was making his first flight as pilot in command of a Havoc.

Sgt (NZ414957) L.J.Casey RNZAF - killed
R.I.P.

Leonard James Casey is buried in Kempston Cemetery.

Sources:
http://mackz.net/cm_casualty%20archive.htm
- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft BA100 - BZ999, published 2006


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Oct-2011 23:44 angels one five Added
19-Oct-2011 00:18 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
01-Jan-2012 14:04 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jan-2012 14:06 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]
31-Jan-2012 00:41 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator]
04-Feb-2012 08:54 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Jan-2013 13:08 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Narrative]
24-Aug-2013 16:31 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
27-Dec-2013 09:27 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
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