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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231197
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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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
Departure airport:RAF Pocklington
Destination airport:
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.


Revision history:

07-Dec-2019 17:30 tachel Added

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