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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186510
Last updated: 20 August 2020
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:15 OTU RAF
Registration: L4230
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Great Rhos, Radnorshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Harwell, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Successfully force-landed "wheels up" on top of Great Rhos due to icing, which caused the failure of one engine. All six crew survived uninjured:
Sqn/Ldr G.Learner
Sgt Earl
Sgt Doull
Sgt Martin
Sgt Mullen
Sgt Morley


1. Final Descent: Air Crashes in Wales and the Borders By Terence Hill

Revision history:

17-Apr-2016 18:04 ORD Added
05-Nov-2017 01:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
05-Nov-2017 01:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Feb-2018 07:57 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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