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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151079
Last updated: 29 January 2021
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Date:16-NOV-1943
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:28 OTU RAF
Registration: Z8799
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Anglezarke moor nearchorley Lancs. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Wymeswold, Leicestershire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Wellington Z8799 Crashed during a night training excercise. The airplane suffered a structural failure during a steep high speed dive. The crew probably lost control in icing conditions.
Crew:
Sgt Eric Raymond BARNES (1429176) A/B RAFVR - killed
Sgt Joseph Banks HAYTON (1119824) WOp RAFVR - killed
Sgt Robert Sidney JACKSON (1807141) U/T AG RAFVR - killed
Sgt Matthew MOUNCEY (1593475) AG RAFVR - killed
Sgt George Ernest MURRAY (990575) Obs.RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt Joseph Banks TIMPERON (Aus417249) pilot RAAF - killed

Sources:

http://laituk.org/Wellington%20Z8799.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Dec-2012 12:50 harro Added
07-Dec-2012 14:21 maninblack Updated [Location]
27-Apr-2015 20:40 King T. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
08-Jan-2021 21:04 Komes Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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