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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 159877
Last updated: 22 August 2020
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Date:10-NOV-1949
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:1 PRFU Royal Air Force (1 PRFU RAF)
Registration: PF993
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Finningley, Doncaster, South Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Finningley, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Finningley, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Narrative:
The crew was completing a training sortie in RAF Finningley, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire. While flying in the vicinity of the airbase, the aircraft collided with a flock of ducks. Both engines lost power and the pilot was forced to attempt an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed near the airfield and came to rest. There were no casualties.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1949/archives/crash-of-a-vickers-619-wellington-x-in-raf-finningley-3/]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Sep-2013 20:32 JINX Added
27-Dec-2013 17:51 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Damage, Narrative]
27-Dec-2013 17:51 TB Updated [Narrative]
27-Dec-2013 17:52 TB Updated [Source]
24-Apr-2017 20:10 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Apr-2017 20:11 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator]
20-Nov-2018 18:26 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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