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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1605
Last updated: 13 February 2020
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Date:18-FEB-1942
Time:
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:153 Squadron Royal Air Force (153 Sqn RAF)
Registration: T3914
C/n / msn: 454
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Off County Antrim -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ballyhalbert Northern Ireland
Destination airport:Air Test
Narrative:
Spun into sea on night test.
Crew
Pilot Flt Sgt John Robert Lucas RCAF + Ballyhalbert ( St Andrew) Church of Ireland Churchyard.
Air Gunner Flt Sgt Cecil Thomas Deane + Mortlake Crematorium

Sources:

Defiant production list
CWGC
RAF Commands


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Feb-2008 00:20 JINX Added
02-Apr-2015 10:19 Giggs Updated [Operator, Source]
06-Nov-2017 14:26 Red Dragon Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2017 14:27 Red Dragon Updated [Operator]
04-Oct-2018 13:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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