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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185804
Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:04-APR-1944
Time:
Type:Airspeed Horsa I
Owner/operator:RAF
Registration: LG999
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 26 / Occupants: 26
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Warnford, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Keevil
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The glider was towed during a night training exercise by Stirling LJ842. The Stirling flew low and hit a tree, causing the glider to crash.
The two pilots and 24 paratroopers died in the crash.

Sources:

http://aircrewremembered.com/eastman-leslie.html


Revision history:

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25-Mar-2016 08:10 gerard57 Added

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