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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141430
Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Date:27-AUG-1944
Time:04:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic albe model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle ST.V
Owner/operator:297 Squadron Royal Air Force (297 Sqn RAF)
Registration: V1782
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Brize Norton (EGVN)
Narrative:
Hit trees on go-around and crashed. All five occupants died in the crash.
Flt Sgt Alan Henry Busbridge
Flt Sgt Bernard Vincent Mowan
Flt Sgt William Fredrick Insley
Sgt Kenneth James Shay
Sgt Edgar Fredrick Bonser
R.I.P.

Sources:

- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft T1000 - V9999, published 1997
https://www.raf.mod.uk/our-organisation/stations/raf-brize-norton/news/albemarle-v1782-crew-remembered/
http://blackbourton.yolasite.com/ww2-crashes.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2012 08:38 Uli Elch Added
03-Jan-2012 08:39 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]
30-Mar-2016 19:03 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
07-May-2021 11:18 rvargast17 Updated [Time, Operator, Source]
21-May-2021 09:19 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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