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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152965
Last updated: 31 July 2020
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Date:24-AUG-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic both model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Blackburn Botha Mk.I
Owner/operator:608 (North Riding) Squadron Royal Air Force (608 (North Riding) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L6209
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Thornaby 2 miles SW of Middlesborough, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Thornaby, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Thornaby
Narrative:
On a convoy escort mission, the engine cut out after take-off. The Botha was belly-landed but hit a ditch at Ormsby, County Durham.
Crew:
P/O (42567) Denys Hilary Farrand HORNER (pilot) RAF Injured.
P/O Reid. Safe.

Sources:

BBC History


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Feb-2013 00:12 PKM Added
20-Aug-2013 08:27 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
24-Aug-2013 08:55 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]

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