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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138910
Last updated: 6 January 2021
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Date:07-OCT-1943
Time:21:00
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:21 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (21 OTU RAF)
Registration: R1028
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Little Rissington, Gloucestershire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:RAF Little Rissington (EGVL)
Narrative:
Wellington R1028 Engine failed; crashed on approach. 7.10.1943
Crew;
F/Sgt (Aus19907) Jack Archer HAZELDENE (pilot) RAAF - killed;
Sgt (1456857) Alfred William JONES (Nav.) RAFVR
Sgt (961005) Air Bomber John Vernon (Taffy) REES (A/B) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (1463377) James Arthur JOHNSON, (WOp/AG) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (1578285) Harold COX (Trainee Navigator (first ever flight) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (1573676) John SMITH (AG) RAFVR was the sole survivor.

Sources:

www.gloucestershirepolicemuseum.co.uk/page_2346437.html
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Air Britain: RAF Aircraft PA100 - RZ999, published 1992


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Oct-2011 05:39 brick Added
08-Oct-2011 13:03 brick Updated [Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]
08-Oct-2011 13:05 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
29-Dec-2011 13:49 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2021 21:18 harro Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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