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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185897
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:31-OCT-1941
Time:
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:456 Sqn RAAF
Registration: T4003
C/n / msn: 524
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Athelstaneford, East Lothian -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF East Fortune
Destination airport:RAF East Fortune
Narrative:
The aircraft ran out of petrol on a routine training mission. The crew bailed out and the aircraft crashed five miles from the Base near the village of Athelstaneford and was completely burnt out. The pilot PLTOFF W.P Woodward and the unknown Air Gunner suffered minor injuries and bruising.

Sources:

456 Sqn RAAF ORB, and
ADF Serials.com.au


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Mar-2016 07:12 Paul McGuiness Added
03-Sep-2017 15:53 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]

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