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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175998
Last updated: 25 July 2020
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Date:02-MAR-1940
Time:
Type:Miles Magister Mk I
Owner/operator:4 BGS Royal Air Force (4 BGS RAF)
Registration: L8264
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Glenwhilly, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:RAF West Freugh, Wigtownshire
Destination airport:RAF West Freugh
Narrative:
The Magister departed West Freugh on a 30-minute local flight.
It failed to return and was found the next day crashed in a bog at Glenwhilly.
The aircraft appeared to have dived into the ground and both occupants were dead.
Crew:
F/O Laurence Horace LEADER (pilot) RAF - killed
F/O Allan LAW ( dental officer ) RAF - killed.


Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?18117-March-3-1940-Magister-L8264
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-May-2015 22:24 angels one five Added
17-Jun-2015 06:28 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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