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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25899
Last updated: 25 October 2019
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Date:03-SEP-1948
Time:evening
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster B Mk III GR
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: TX269
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Isola di Montecristo -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Luqa, Malta
Destination airport:RAF Mawgan, Cornwall
Narrative:
Crashed on the island in flames. W/O Samual James Herd killed.

Sources:

http://archiviostorico.unita.it/cgi-bin/highlightPdf.cgi?t=ebook&file=/archivio/uni_1948_09/19480905_0001.pdf
http://www.aviationbanter.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=55505&d=1336736442


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
21-May-2010 13:41 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature]
14-Nov-2010 13:03 bob Updated [Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2010 03:32 b0b Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2013 18:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Jan-2014 19:29 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Dec-2015 18:52 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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