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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185605
Last updated: 6 March 2020
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Date:29-AUG-1941
Time:
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:255 Squadron Royal Air Force (255 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3378
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:in the Pennines near the western end of the Woodhead Tunnel. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Turnhouse
Destination airport:RAF Hibaldstow, Lincolnshire
Narrative:
Boulton Paul Defiant N3378 crashed in the Pennines near the western end of the Woodhead Tunnel. Crash site not found until 23 September. 1941
Crew:
P/O (45843) James CRAIG (pilot) RAFVR - killed
AC1 (1103778) George Daniel HEMPSTEAD (AG) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

RAF 255 Sqdn ORB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Mar-2016 16:06 Nepa Added
23-Mar-2016 16:56 Next Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]

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