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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 119382
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Date:09-FEB-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VALI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vultee BT-13A Valiant
Owner/operator:379th School Sqn USAAF
Registration: 41-9773
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:12 mi. SE of Gunter Field, AL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Gunter Field, AL
Destination airport:Gunter Field, AL
Narrative:
Crashed in stall/spin accident.
Pilot killed.

LAC Charles William Wadkinson (19) RAFVR, killed in a flying accident.
R.I.P.

Charles Wadkinson is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annex.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
RAF Casualties-1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jul-2013 05:26 angels one five Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Feb-2019 18:12 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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