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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202768
Last updated: 12 April 2021
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Date:20-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:156 Squadron Royal Air Force (156 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3708
C/n / msn: GT-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Warboys -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Alconbury
Destination airport:RAF Warboys
Narrative:
The pilot Plt Off Pinion mistook RAF Warboys for his home base. He landed the aircraft with his mines still onboard the aircraft and used the short runway which result in the aircraft running over and crashing into a hedge

Crew
10055 Fg Off Lawrence Jason Pinion
Sgt Davidson
Sgt Quilter
632884 Sgt Wilfred Agar
954445 Sgt William George Sherratt
Sgt Nicholson

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
156 Squadron


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Dec-2017 17:55 Red Dragon Added
06-Nov-2018 21:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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