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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20763
Last updated: 8 January 2020
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Date:07-JAN-1953
Time:day
Type:Boulton Paul Balliol T.2
Owner/operator:7 FTS Royal Air Force (7 FTS RAF)
Registration: WG113
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Woolfox Lodge, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Cottesmore, Rutland
Destination airport:RAF Woolfox Lodge RLG, Rutland
Narrative:
Boulton Paul Balliol T.Mk.2 WG113, 7 FTS, RAF: Written off (destroyed) 7/1/53 when the aircraft flew into the ground while the pilot was attempting to overshoot on approach to RAF Woolfox Lodge RLG (Relief Landing Ground), Leicestershire. The pilot - PIlot Officer A R Fraser - escaped uninjured.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.139 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Last Take-off: A Record of RAF Aircraft Losses 1950 to 1953 by Colin Cummings p 327
3. Royal Air Force Aircraft WA100-WZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983 p 73)
4. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=WG
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Woolfox_Lodge


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jun-2008 14:54 JINX Added
19-Jun-2013 18:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
08-Jan-2020 01:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jan-2020 10:17 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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