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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231197
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Date:18-SEP-1941
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:405 (Vancouver) Sqn RCAF
Registration: W5492
C/n / msn: LQ-K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Pocklington -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Pocklington
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Dinghy came away from it's stowage and wrapped around the elevators. Parts of the tail then broke off and the pilot lost control. The aircraft went into a steep and fast dive, then broke up in the air and exploded, All 8 aboard perished.

Sources:

http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york41/w5492.html
http://aircrewremembered.com/DutilUpdater/web/index.php?table=0&search=W5492


Revision history:

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07-Dec-2019 17:30 tachel Added

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