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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56798
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Date:16-NOV-1942
Time:12:52
Type:Silhouette image of generic B25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American B-25 Mitchell Mk II
Owner/operator:98 Squadron Royal Air Force (98 Sqn RAF)
Registration: FL179
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Attlebridge, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Starboard engine failed due to birdstrike into carburetor. On subsequent single-engine approach, aircraft was stalled and spun into ground.

Sources:

Air Ministry Form 1180;
http://www.int-birdstrike.org/Athens_Papers/IBSC27%20WPI-2.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Dec-2008 14:25 WJR Added
30-Sep-2013 10:56 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Damage]

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