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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173260
Last updated: 12 January 2020
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Type:Hawker Tempest Mk V
Owner/operator:56 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (56 OTU RAF)
Registration: EJ808
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Millfield, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Millfield, Northumberland
Destination airport:RAF Millfield, Northumberland
On 31 August 1945 at 13:05 local time, Tempest EJ808, piloted by F/O A.B.Mattock, on No 6 course. 56 O.T.U. undershot Runway 36 on approach by about 50 yards. The undercarriage collapsed, aircraft carried on for about 50 yards up the runway; the engine broke away from fuselage. Fuselage only caught fire, pilot escaped unhurt.



Revision history:

24-Jan-2015 23:37 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Apr-2015 18:15 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]

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