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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160826
Last updated: 6 February 2020
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Date:16-SEP-1940
Time:16:38
Type:Miles Magister Mk1
Owner/operator:19 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (19 OTU RAF)
Registration: T9814
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6 miles South of Dalwhinnie, Strathspey, Highland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kinloss, Morayshire
Destination airport:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire
Narrative:
Miles Magister Mk.1 T9814, 19 OTU, RAF: Took off from RAF Kinloss, Morayshire to lying to RAF Manby, Lincolnshire. The aircraft crashed into high ground six miles south of Dalwhinnie, Strathspey, Highland. An investigation suggested that the aircraft had not been fitted with a full blind flying panel.

Crew: Squadron Leader Chester William McKinley Thompson (pilot, Service Number 18081) - killed

Sources:

1. http://aircrewremembered.com/thompson-chester.html
2. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2459848/thompson,-chester-william-mckinley/
3. https://librarylink.highland.gov.uk/LLFiles/30014/full_30014.pdf
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dalwhinnie


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Sep-2013 19:59 tango Added
23-May-2019 19:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2019 15:28 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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