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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192530
Last updated: 4 August 2019
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Date:03-JAN-1943
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington GR Mk VIII
Owner/operator:7 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (7 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: HX467
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lough Foyle -   Ireland
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 3 January 1943 the Vickers Wellington VIII HX467 of 7(C) OTU RAF crashed in bad weather conditions (snowstorm) into Lough Foyle near Magilligan Point, killing its six crew.

Crew (all killed):
F/O Kenneth Raymond James Pennington
F/O Alexander Ernest Tyler
Sgt James Daniel Cooper
Sgt Albert Douglas Hammond
Sgt John Charles William Hook
Sgt Herbert Smith

Sources:

http://www.csn.ul.ie/~dan/war/crashes.htm
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11953-3-Jan-1943-19430103
https://www.cwgc.org/debt_of_honour.asp
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lough_Foyle
https://www.google.com/maps/search/55.116667,-7.083333/@55.116667,-7.083333,27799m/data=!4m2!2m1!4b1?dg=dbrw&newdg=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2017 20:12 Laurent Rizzotti Added
04-Jan-2017 11:55 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
27-Nov-2018 19:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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