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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195126
Last updated: 6 June 2020
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Date:31-JUL-1946
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:21 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (21 OTU RAF)
Registration: LP920
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Moreton-in-the-Marsh, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:RAF Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Narrative:
On 31/07/1946 Vickers Wellington Mk.X LP920 of 21 OTU, RAF, overshot a night landing at Moreton-in-Marsh. Gloucestershire. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair and struck off charge. Flying Officer R. Broadbent and his crew were unhurt.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.47. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. http://www.aviationarchaeology.org.uk/marg/crashes1946-49.htm
3. http://www.aviation-links.co.uk/Gloucestershire%20Aircraft%20Accidents.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-May-2017 00:22 Dr.John Smith Added
27-Nov-2018 19:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
15-Nov-2019 23:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Damage]
17-Nov-2019 17:21 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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