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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185936
Last updated: 3 January 2020
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Date:04-MAY-1941
Time:03:55
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:255 Squadron Royal Air Force (255 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3333
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:East of Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hibaldstow, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine exploded when the aircraft was at about 4,000ft altitude. Crew parachuted to safety, sustaining only minor bruising. Subsequent examination of wreckage revealed bullet holes consistent with enemy action. Detail at: AIR27/1518/9 at folio 19.

Sources:

ORB 255 Sqdn RAF, Form 540.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Mar-2016 09:28 Nepa Added
04-Nov-2018 14:24 chris eley Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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