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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238598
Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Date:16-OCT-1941
Time:14:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk Ic
Owner/operator:2 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (2 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: T3352
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:RAF Driffield, Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Driffield, Yorkshire
Narrative:
Beaufighter T3352 (2 Coastal Operational Training Unit) Landing accident at RAF Driffield. 16.10.1941
Beaufighter was about to land at RAF Driffield Yorkshire and lowered the undercarriage but had not pushed the lever fully down, just prior to touching down a warning indicator showed that the undercarriage was not locked. The pilot attempted to overshoot and applied full power but the starboard propeller clipped the ground, the pilot then reduced power and landed with the undercarriage up. The pilot received minor injuries.
Crew:
Sgt (1179559) J A DREWETT (pilot) RAFVR - Injured.

Sources:

AIR81/9670


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jul-2020 08:40 Nepa Added [Operator]
15-May-2021 21:09 Anon. Updated [Location, Operator]

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