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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21401
Last updated: 6 July 2019
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Date:24-MAR-1942
Time:14:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:97 Squadron Royal Air Force (97 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L7531
C/n / msn: OF-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Airborne 14:45 24Mar42 but crashed almost immediately when part of the port wing leading edge lifted, causing aircraft to career out of control & finish up, wrecked, near the Station Bomb Dump. Miraculously the crew escaped injury, despite smashing into a crane before coming to a stop.
Crew:
Pilot: Sqn Ldr T.H. Boylan RAF ok.

*L7531 - 44Sq 6Jan42; Crashed on take-off, Coningsby 23Apr42

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
*Avro Lancaster The definitive Record (2nd Edition) - Harry Holmes


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jun-2008 16:06 JINX Added
20-Mar-2010 10:25 snowy Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
07-Jun-2013 13:42 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
18-Aug-2013 19:36 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
31-Aug-2013 21:23 JINX Updated [Location, Narrative]
18-Nov-2017 15:13 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Destination airport, Source]
18-Nov-2017 15:14 Red Dragon Updated [Operator]
18-Nov-2017 19:05 Anon. Updated [Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Nov-2018 15:16 Nepa Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
01-Nov-2018 15:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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