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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66571
Last updated: 14 November 2018
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Date:18-OCT-1942
Time:16:05
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:311 Squadron Royal Air Force (311 Sqn RAF)
Registration: T2564
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Other fatalities:6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Between South Ruislip Station and the airfield -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Talbenny Airport
Destination airport:Northolt Airport
Narrative:
Vickers Wellington T2564 'KX-T' of 311 Squadron RAF was flying from Talbenny Airport in Wales to Northolt Airport. During approach to land the flight crashed near a railway station at Ruislip in London. All six crew on board the aircraft (plus nine other crew "hitching a lift" to London) was killed along with 6 more civilians on the ground. Some of the civilians killed were children and the incident was the worst ever loss of life - 21 persons in all - in a single Wellington aircraft crash.

Known/named crew:

P/O František Bulis-KAS
F/Sgt John Bláha-KAS
F/Lt Václav Haňka-KAS
P/O Bedřich Gissübel-KAS
F/Sgt František Doležal-KAS
P/O-Jebáček-KAS

Passengers (associated military personnel on board):

F/Sgt František Stoklásek - KAS
František Paclík, - KAS
Sgt Bill Götzlinger - KAS
and Sgt Josef Čech - KAS
F/Lt Václav smart - KAS
F/Sgt Josef Švec, - KAS
P/O Anthony Bunzl - KAS
Sgt Vladimir Rájecki)-KAS.

As passengers perished also the technical Officer, squadron leader P/O Leemans (Belgian)
(*KAS - "Killed on Active Service")

Sources:

Na nebi hrdého Albionu - J.RAJLICH
https://en.valka.cz/topic/view/77
https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Upc0AAAAIBAJ&sjid=rGgFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5777,1415016&dq=plane+crash+in+england&hl=en
https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=V_VPAAAAIBAJ&sjid=OFUDAAAAIBAJ&pg=2167,5143098&dq=raf+plane+crash&hl=en


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jul-2009 10:58 Harmy Added
10-Nov-2011 12:59 Nepa Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Source]
24-Jan-2012 13:11 ryan Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Mar-2013 20:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
27-Apr-2013 23:58 ryan Updated [Source]
07-Jul-2015 12:02 Anon. Updated [Location]

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