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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230438
Last updated: 12 December 2019
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Date:21-MAR-1944
Time:21:30
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:20 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (20 OTU RAF)
Registration: X3545
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea off Scottish Coast -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife, Scotland
Destination airport:RAF Lossiemouth, Scotland
Narrative:
Departed RAF Leuchars at 20:40hrs for a transit flight to Lossiemouth but after making a routine radio check at 2127hrs they were never heard of again. No trace of the crew or aircraft has ever been found. The crew consisted entirely of six Free French Air Force (FFAF) officers and men.

Sources:

www.rafcommands.com/archive/04452.php
www.rafweb.org/Members Pages/Casualties/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Nov-2019 11:39 Paul McGuiness Added
12-Dec-2019 07:50 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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