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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200483
Last updated: 8 August 2019
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Date:16-NOV-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:101 Squadron Royal Air Force (101 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W4326
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dolwen Hill, Llanerfyl, near Welshpool -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Lancaster B.Mk.I W4326 "SR-C" of 101 Squadron, RAF: crashed on 16/11/42. A photo flash device exploded in the fuselage and the aircraft came down at Dolwen Hill, Llanerfyl, near Welshpool. All seven occupants died in the crash.

Sources:

1. Aircraft Wrecks: The Walker's Guide : Historic Crash Sites on the Moors By Nick Wotherspoon, Alan Clark, Mark Sheldon page 46
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1942_in_Wales
3. https://peakwreckhunters.blogspot.com/2009/01/avro-lancaster-mk-i-w4326-charlie.html
4. http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1427077
5. https://peakwreckhunters.blogspot.com/2008/12/avro-lancaster-mk-i-w4326-charlie.html
6. https://www.tracesofwar.com/sights/18817/Crash-Site-en-Wreckage-Lancaster-Bomber-Dolwen.htm
7. http://restorebike.co.uk/Raysnet/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Oct-2017 12:23 gerard57 Added
10-Oct-2018 00:57 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2018 16:54 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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