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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 159894
Last updated: 19 December 2019
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Date:15-MAR-1950
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington T Mk X
Owner/operator:201 Advanced Flying School Royal Air Force (201 AFS RAF)
Registration: PG419
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Stapleford, 3.5 miles S of RAF Swinderby, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Swinderby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Swinderby, Lincolnshire
Narrative:
The crew was performing a night beam approach training sortie. On final approach in low visibility, the aircraft crashed in a field neat Stapleford, North Kesteven, 3.5 miles short of the runway threshold. There were no casualties.


Sources:

1. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1950/archives/crash-of-a-vickers-619-wellington-x-in-raf-swinderby-2/]
3. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1950s-incident-logs


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Sep-2013 02:07 JINX Added
27-Apr-2015 19:43 Slizack Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
23-Apr-2017 22:43 Dr.John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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