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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1429
Last updated: 2 February 2020
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Date:01-MAR-1940
Time:day
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:264 (Madras Presidency) Squadron Royal Air Force (264 (Madras Presidency) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L6962
C/n / msn: 13
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:1/2 mile from RAF Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk
Destination airport:RAF Martlesham Heath, Ispwich, Suffolk
Narrative:
Substanitally damaged in a wheels up forced landing 1 March 1940, in a field 1/2 mile from RAF Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk. Cause of forced landing believed to be due to engine overheating. Both crew, including Pilot, Pilot Officer Gerald H. Hackwood were unhurt

Sources:

1. Halley, J J, 1993, Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000 to N9999
2. The Boulton Paul Defiant: Day and Night Fighter By Phil H. Listemann


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Feb-2008 02:39 JINX Added
30-Dec-2011 09:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Total occupants]
01-Feb-2013 12:55 Nepa Updated [Operator]
21-Jul-2013 06:23 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
13-Aug-2013 15:40 Nepa Updated [Operator]
14-Aug-2013 20:20 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
10-Nov-2014 17:31 SIS07 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
20-May-2019 00:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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