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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21439
Last updated: 6 June 2019
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Date:10-JUL-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:83 Squadron Royal Air Force (83 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L7568
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Waddington
Narrative:
Overshot runway at RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, during landing on night flying exercise & crashed through hedge bordering airfield. No injuries reported to the 7 crew on board, but Lancaster B.Mk.1 L7568 ("KM-P") of 83 Squadron, was a complete write off (damaged beyond economical repair). Total time on airframe: 131 hours

Crew:
Pilot: Flt Sgt W H Day
Rest unknown.

Sources:

1. Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999
2. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1942-incident-logs
3. http://www.rodcollins.com/wordpress/lancaster-crashes-in-lincolnshire-lancaster-crash-sites
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/Fiches%20d%27accidents/1942/L7568.htm]
5. http://www.sonsofdamien.co.uk/Man-Lanc%20serials.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jun-2008 07:14 JINX Added
30-Dec-2014 03:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2018 16:48 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
11-Nov-2018 12:31 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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