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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1521
Last updated: 10 October 2019
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Date:08-FEB-1942
Time:
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:7 AGS Royal Air Force (7 AGS RAF)
Registration: N1761
C/n / msn: 251
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Near RAF Stormy Down, Glamorgan, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Stormy Down, Glamorgan
Destination airport:RAF Stormy Down
Narrative:
Stalled & crashed on approach to Stormy Down after a turret manipulation exercise.
Crew:
P/O (46952) Donald Frederick READ (pilot) RAF- killed in a flying accident.
R.I.P.

Donald Read is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

Sources:

CWGC, Defiant production list


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Feb-2008 13:05 JINX Added
06-Jul-2013 05:11 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
20-Apr-2015 05:07 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
20-Apr-2015 05:08 Angel dot comma Updated [Source]

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