asn logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83168
Last updated: 2 December 2015
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.
Type:Bristol Beaufighter Mk IIF
Owner/operator:406 (Lynx) Sqn RCAF
Registration: T3037
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:at Stobswood Colliery near Widderington, Saffron Walden, Essex. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:
Lost control in clouds. Spun into ground.
O/C: Loss control whilst flying by instruments
AOC: Not possible to determine whether the accident was
caused by faulty instrument flying or an instrument
failure owing to the extensive damage of the a/c
P/O (103.600) Herbert Basil WOOLER (pilot) RAFVR - killed
Sgt ( 620942) Trevor WILLIAMS (obs) RAF - killed

Beaufighter production list

Revision history:

05-Dec-2010 11:54 Nepa Added
30-Jan-2012 07:44 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
09-May-2013 03:57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
18-Mar-2015 12:30 Apen Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
Number of views: 1019

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description