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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246950
Last updated: 21 January 2021
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:20 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (20 OTU RAF)
Registration: L1707
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Elsham Wolds North Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Lossiemouth, Moray, Scotland
Destination airport:RAF Elsham Wolds North Lincolnshire.
Wellington L1707 - damaged on return from mision for Düsseldorf at 01:57 hrs when the pilot misjudged his approach to land and undershot the flarepath as he was unfamiliar withthe airfield lighting.
This was first operation sortie the pilot
Sgt C. TUMA (pilot) RCAF and crew Ok


1. 'Northumberland Aviation Diary', Derek Walton, Norav Publications ISBN 0953618900, 1999.

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21-Jan-2021 16:59 Nepa Added [Operator]

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