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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160696
Last updated: 7 January 2021
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Date:18-SEP-1943
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:17 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (17 OTU RAF)
Registration: HE324
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:field next to East Barton Farmhouse, Horwood, Devon, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Silverstone, Northamptonshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Wellington HE324 Crashed in a field during a training mission.18.9.1943
Crew:
Sgt Raymond Edgar DOLLING (1337861) WOp RAFVR - killed
Sgt John DONNACHIE (1554638) Nav.RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt Norman Neville DUNN (Aus415315) pilot RAAF - killed
P/O Hiram FARRER (J/24533) A/B RCAF - killed
Sgt James William HALLAM (1819415) WOp - killed
Sgt Henry Arthur NEWNHAM (Aus424305) Wop/AG RAAF - killed


On 18 September 2013 a stone memorial has been unveiled to remember those who died in the tragedy.


Sources:

https://www.devonlive.com/Memorial-erected-remember-Horwood-plane-crash-70/story-19818155-detail/story.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Sep-2013 05:58 gerard57 Added
22-Jun-2019 14:35 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
07-Jan-2021 11:13 Sicak Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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