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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22442
Last updated: 7 April 2019
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Date:30-MAR-1940
Time:14:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Hudson Mk I
Owner/operator:220 Squadron Royal Air Force (220 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N7237
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Thornaby, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Thornaby
Destination airport:
Narrative:
(NR-R) The aircraft took off from Thornaby. While approaching the runway, a fire developed in the port engine. This was extinguished, but before the landing could be completed, flames again took hold and the Hudson crashed into a construction plant near the airfield perimeter and was totally destroyed

40425 P/O Murray Charles Petrie RAF pilot ok
41301 P/O Ronald Owen Lawry RAF ok from New Zealand
AC1 K C Merrick RAF ok
514613 LAC Percy Wilson RAF ok
S/Ldr Langford RAF padre ok passenger
F/O Barron RAF dentist ok passenger

Sources:

http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york40/n7237.html
http://www.epibreren.com/ww2/raf/220_squadron.html#3003
http://web.archive.org/web/20140228162639/http://www.baaa-acro.com:80/archives/1940-JAN-JUN.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Aug-2008 10:57 Anon. Added
21-Jan-2012 04:09 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
24-Mar-2013 20:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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