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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1537
Last updated: 22 August 2019
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Date:08-MAR-1942
Time:c. 14:30
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:10 AGS Royal Air Force (10 AGS RAF)
Registration: N1811
C/n / msn: 287
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Carr Lane Walney about 200 yards south of Beach Crescent, Barrow-in-Fu -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
I observed the aircraft fall from low overcast cloud with insufficient height to recover. It struck the wires and the embankment of the dyke and exploded. My Brother and I visited the crash site on the next morning. The airframe was being loaded onto a trailer.

Sgt Tadevsz Krol ( Polish Air Force ) and Sgt Charles Lambert ( Royal Aux. Air Force ), both killed in a flying accident. R.I.P.

Sources:

RAF Casualties 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Feb-2008 23:41 JINX Added
20-Apr-2015 05:10 Jixon Updated [Operator, Source]
04-May-2018 14:43 arobert 2@aol.com Updated [Date, Time, Location, Narrative]
23-Aug-2018 02:59 angels one five Updated [Date, Nature, Source, Narrative]
23-Aug-2018 03:09 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]

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