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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83168
Last updated: 27 May 2017
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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]

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