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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21403
Last updated: 11 June 2019
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Date:13-AUG-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:50 Squadron Royal Air Force (50 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L7534
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Swinderby, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Swinderby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Swinderby, Lincolnshire
Narrative:
Lancaster B.Mk.1 L7534 "VN-Z" of 50 Sqn., RAF. Written off (damaged beyond economic repair) when crashed on landing at RAF Swinderby, Lincolnshire on 13 Aug 1942. Pilot misread wind direction, and aircraft wrecked when undercarriage collapsed. No injuries reported to the seven crew.

Sources:

1. Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999
2. http://www.rodcollins.com/wordpress/lancaster-crashes-in-lincolnshire-lancaster-crash-sites
3. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1942-incident-logs
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/Fiches%20d%27accidents/1942/L7534.htm]
5. http://www.sonsofdamien.co.uk/Man-Lanc%20serials.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jun-2008 20:08 JINX Added
30-Dec-2014 19:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 09:54 Cliford Updated [Operator]

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