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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173260
Last updated: 12 January 2020
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Date:31-AUG-1945
Time:13:05
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Millfield, Northumberland
Destination airport:RAF Millfield, Northumberland
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

1. http://www.nelsam.org.uk/NEAR/Losses/Losses-PostWWII.htm
2. http://www.milfield.org.uk/fighter_leader_school_milfield.htm


Revision history:

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

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