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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59633
Last updated: 15 November 2020
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:105 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (105 OTU RAF)
Registration: HD987
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mill Lane, Digbeth, Birmingham -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Nuneaton
Destination airport:
RAF Vickers Wellington HD 987 crashed on factory premises at Mill Lane, Digbeth, Birmingham at around midnight when control was lost after engine failure. A bus at the nearby Midland Red garage was damaged as well. The aircraft and crew were lost in the subsequent fire.


Birmingham Evening Mail
Birmingham Dispatch
RAF records
- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft HA100 - HZ999, published 1989

Revision history:

21-Apr-2009 01:59 Lloyd Added
29-Dec-2011 14:13 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
09-Jan-2012 07:16 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]

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