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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21583
Last updated: 1 April 2021
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Date:08-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:15 OTU RAF
Registration: L7818
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Broadwater, nr Cold Ashton 9 miles ESE of Bristol, Gloustershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Harwell
Destination airport:RAF Harwell
Narrative:
Collided with Spitfire R6686 in rainstorm & crashed.
Crew:
Pilot:W/O 580297 George Ernest Leeke RAFVR killed.
Obs:Sgt 1210053 Walter Frank Good RAFVR killed.
Wop/AG:Flt/Sgt 903242 Stanley William Pook RAFVR killed.
Wop/AG:Sgt 1065788 Eric Coleman RAFVR killed.
Wop/AG:Sgt 1311317 Frederick Keith Fairclough RAFVR killed.
Wop/AG:Sgt 1113163 William Wilson RAFVR killed.

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N99999


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jul-2008 14:52 JINX Added
27-Apr-2015 19:19 ABBA Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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