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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20660
Last updated: 26 April 2017
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Date:08-JAN-1953
Time:Night
Type:Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-29A-50-BN Washington B 1
Owner/operator:90 Sqn, RAF
Registration: WF502
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Llanarmon, 3.5 miles ESE of Ruthin, Denbighshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Marham
Destination airport:RAF Marham
Narrative:
Crashed at night on exercise.
Ex 44-61894
The aircraft was last observed on radar at 13,000 feet over the Wirral.
It dived steeply to the ground.
The tail section broke away, but it is not clear if this was the cause of the uncontrollable dive or the result.
Crew :
Squadron Leader WR Sloane.
Pilot Officer CB Speller.
Pilot Officer MJ Lightowlers.
Sgt EF Wheeler.
Sgt KA Reakes.
Sgt RFS Anderson.
Sgt ED Pearton.
Sgt AJ Martin.
Sgt MJ Clifton.
Sgt RG Hughson.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jun-2008 15:09 JINX Added
06-Jun-2008 15:11 JINX Updated
11-Sep-2008 04:08 angels one five Updated
11-Sep-2008 23:23 angels one five Updated
10-May-2013 05:56 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
19-Jun-2013 18:16 Nepa Updated [Operator]
29-Jun-2014 22:13 angels one five Updated [Operator, Nature]

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