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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246950
Last updated: 21 January 2021
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Date:11-SEP-1942
Time:
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lossiemouth, Moray, Scotland
Destination airport:RAF Elsham Wolds North Lincolnshire.
Narrative:
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
Crew:
Sgt C. TUMA (pilot) RCAF and crew Ok

Sources:

1. 'Northumberland Aviation Diary', Derek Walton, Norav Publications ISBN 0953618900, 1999.
2. http://www.bcar.org.uk/new1942-incident-logs#sep


Revision history:

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

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