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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153956
Last updated: 1 September 2019
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Date:12-JAN-1950
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster B Mk III GR
Owner/operator:210 Squadron Royal Air Force (210 Sqn RAF)
Registration: SW373
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF St. Eval, Cornwall -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF St. Eval, Cornwall
Destination airport:RAF St. Eval, Cornwall
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 12/1/1950 when swung off the runway on landing at RAF St. Eval, Cornwall, and undercarriage raised to facilitate an emergency stop. No reported injuries to the crew of five, but Lancaster SW373 was not repaired.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999, James J Halley (Air Britain 1985 page 17)
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-avro-683-lancaster-gr3-raf-saint-eval-0
3. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950-1959_26.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Mar-2013 16:56 Dr. John Smith Added
08-Apr-2013 18:58 Nepa Updated [Operator]
10-Oct-2018 02:01 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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