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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185163
Last updated: 3 February 2021
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Date:23-OCT-1943
Time:20:45
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (15 OTU RAF)
Registration: DV817
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea nr The Isles of Scilly -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Harwell
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Wellington DV817 took off from RAF Harwell at 18:29hrs for a night cross-country exercise from base to Taunton, then Isles of Scilly, Skomer, Taunton and return to base. The last fix received was over the Isles of Scilly, and it was presumed to have come down in the sea at around 20:45 hours.
Crew:
Sgt S Cossey
Sgt A J F May
Sgt A Holloway
Sgt C C Bishop
Sgt G C Bangs
Sgt W K Fraser

Sources:

Wellington production list
RAF 15 OTU ORB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Mar-2016 12:13 Nepa Added
05-Mar-2016 13:26 Koumes Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Jun-2020 06:33 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Damage]

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