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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139920
Last updated: 4 January 2021
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Date:05-DEC-1941
Time:23:00 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:15 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (15 OTU RAF)
Registration: X9799
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:north east of Piddington Station, near Denton, Northamptonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Harwell, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ten aircrew were killed when Wellington Ic X9799 of 15 OTU (based Harwell), on a cross-country night training flight, collided with Tiger Moth N6968 of 6 EFTS (based at Denton), between 800-1000 feet amsl at approximately 23:00hrs. Both aircraft crashed north east of Piddington Station, near Denton, Northamptonshire, and were completely burnt out. All crew in both aircraft were killed - eight in the Wellington and two in the Tiger Moth.

Crew of Wellington X9799 (all killed):
F/O. C E. Beloe
Sgt. T A. Nesbitt
Sgt. H. Wright
Sgt. M S Loader
Sgt. S G. Parrott
Sgt. D J. Marcus
Sgt. J H. Mattingly
Sgt. A G. Johnston

Sources:

1. http://www.mackz.net/cm_casualty%20archive.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?4280-Unaccounted-airmen-5-12-1941
3. http://bbm.org.uk/airmen/Frisby.htm
4. http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/r-a-f-5-12-41-c-beloe-a-johnston-h-loader-d-marcus-t-nesbitt-s-parrott-h-wright-j-mattingly.37881/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Nov-2011 20:52 angels one five Added
09-Jan-2012 07:30 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
23-Jan-2012 02:48 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
23-Oct-2017 21:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Oct-2017 21:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-Oct-2017 21:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
23-Oct-2017 21:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
23-Dec-2017 18:47 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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