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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238009
Last updated: 13 July 2020
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Date:29-AUG-1941
Time:
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:255 Squadron Royal Air Force (255 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3378
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Bleaklow Stones, Peak District, Derbyshire, -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Turnhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland
Destination airport:RAF Hibaldstow, Lincolnshire
Narrative:
The aircraft was en route from RAF Turnhouse, Edinburgh to RAF Hibaldstow, Lincolnshire when it flew in into the northern side of Bleaklow Hill in the cloud covered Pennines, killing, Pilot Officer, James Craig and Leading Aircraftsman, George Hampstead.

Sources:

Boulton Paul Aircraft Heritage Project
https://www.peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk/crash_sites/peak-district/boulton-paul-defiant-n3378-bleaklow-stones/
http://aircrashsites.co.uk/boulton-paul-defiant-n3378-on-bleaklow/


Images:


Boulton Paul Aircraft Heritage Project, Pendeford, Wolverhampton, UK - 28th March 2008

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jul-2020 17:59 Peter Clarke Added
13-Jul-2020 22:05 Yarbi Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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