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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230439
Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Date:04-FEB-1944
Time:00:26
Type:Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:82 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (82 OTU RAF)
Registration: X3409
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Gamston, Nottinghamshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Gamston
Destination airport:RAF Gamston
Narrative:
SGT A.C Fisher and crew departed RAF Gamston on a night Bullís-eye exercise. At 2322hrs the aircraft reported all well and nothing further was heard. At 0026hrs eyewitnesses saw the aircraft diving at high speed before it struck the ground near the airfield and exploded on impact.

Sources:

www.rafweb.org/Members Pages/Aircraft Serials/Training
RAF Commands Forum


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Nov-2019 11:39 Paul McGuiness Added
12-Nov-2019 23:16 Anon. Updated [Operator, Source, Operator]

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