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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176696
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:05-JAN-1942
Time:10:15
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:405 (Vancouver) Sqn RCAF
Registration: W5589
C/n / msn: LQ-F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Strenshall 5 miles North of York -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Pocklington
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Developed engine trouble whilst on an Air Test. Crashed at 10:15 while trying to crash land near an Army Artillery Range at Strenshall 5 miles north of York. All the crew were buried at St Catherine Barmby-on-Moor Churchyard.

http://aircrewremembered.com/le-furgey-osbourne.html

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
Aircrew Remembered.com


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jun-2015 09:00 gerard57 Added
09-Jun-2015 17:29 DB Updated [Operator]
17-Oct-2017 19:53 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2017 09:20 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
26-Dec-2017 06:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport]
13-Oct-2018 16:51 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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