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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164519
Last updated: 10 February 2021
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Date:18-APR-1944
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:77 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (77 OTU RAF)
Registration: LP185
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nabatiye el Faouqa, -   Lebanon
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Quastina
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 18th April 1944 a 46 Sqn Beaufighter and a Wellington of 77 OTU from RAF Quastina collided during a Bullseye exercise, with the loss of both Beaufighter crew, and all (five?) aboard the Wellington.

Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?16530-46-Sqn-Beaufighter-and-77-OTU-Wellington-collision-18-April-1944


Revision history:

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06-Mar-2014 13:50 Nepa Added

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