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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195106
Last updated: 3 June 2020
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Date:30-JAN-1946
Time:21:50
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:21 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (21 OTU RAF)
Registration: LP875
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Moreton-in-the-Marsh, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:RAF Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Narrative:
30th January, 1946: This aircraft took off from its base at Moreton-in-Marsh at 19.51 hours detailed to practice single engine landings. At 21.50 hours whilst approaching the runway, Wellington Mk X (LP875) crashed into a wood after stalling on approach to Moreton-in-Marsh. Of the six crew, Flying Officer H Annable and Sergeant J A Neston were unhurt; Flying Officer C R Bluemell, Flying Officer J A Turner, Sergeant A Wells and Flying Officer D V Anderson were all injured.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.29. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. http://www.wellingtonaviation.org/history/docs/46.htm
3. http://www.aviationarchaeology.org.uk/marg/crashes1946-49.htm
4. http://www.aircrewremembrancesociety.co.uk/styled-5/styled-13/styled-158/index.html
5. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1940-1949_28.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Apr-2017 22:24 Dr.John Smith Added
01-May-2017 00:38 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-May-2017 00:39 Dr.John Smith Updated [Phase]
01-May-2017 00:40 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
27-Nov-2018 19:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
10-Nov-2019 21:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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