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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200510
Last updated: 13 June 2019
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Date:07-JAN-1942
Time:23:48
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5514
C/n / msn: PH-S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Moor Close Ashbourne Derbyshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Binbrook at 17:07. Collided with High Tension cables and a lorry on the approach to the partially completed airfield at Ashbourne and ended up in Moor Close Ashbourne. Whilst taking evasive manoeuvres over the target Flt Sgt Harry Douglas Bryant baled out as ordered. He has no known grave and is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial Panel 103.

Crew
Plt Off J M Garlick
Flt Sgt H D Bryant RCAF +
Sgt N Erskine
Sgt B L Schauenberg
Sgt E F A Matthews
Sgt J Stevens

Sources:

CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Oct-2017 19:17 Red Dragon Added
06-Nov-2017 09:20 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
18-Oct-2018 19:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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