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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16729
Last updated: 8 December 2016
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Date:21-JAN-1943
Time:
Type:Fairey Battle
Owner/operator:1472 Flt RAF
Registration: L5140
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mile E of Steatlam, 3 miles NE of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 21 January 1943 the engine of the Battle I L5140 of 1472 (Anti-Aircraft and Army Co-operation) Flt RAF failed during an afternoon sortie. The pilot, Flg Off Lee, attempted a forced landing 1 mile E of Streatlam Park, 3 miles NE of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, but struck a tank. The aircraft was a complete write off, but the pilot was uninjured.

Sources:
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?7791-430121-Unaccounted-airmen-21-1-1943
http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york42/l5140.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streatlam_Castle
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barnard_Castle
http://wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=54.571000&lon=-1.870000&z=13


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Mar-2008 01:31 JINX Added
19-Jul-2008 09:14 195.93.21.97 Updated
22-May-2009 02:57 78.149.75.74 Updated
15-Jan-2012 02:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase, Source]
23-Jul-2013 00:37 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
03-Aug-2013 16:54 Nepa Updated [Operator]
14-Aug-2013 21:48 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
11-Sep-2013 03:37 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]
04-Jun-2015 21:26 Uzi Updated [Operator]
21-Jan-2016 20:51 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
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