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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206637
Last updated: 21 January 2020
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Date:21-SEP-1942
Time:15:15 DST
Type:Westland Whirlwind Mk I
Owner/operator:263 (Fellowship of the Bellows) Squadron Royal Air Force (263 (Fellowship of the Bellows) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7003
C/n / msn: HE-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:East Stoke, near Wool, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Warmwell, Dorset
Destination airport:RAF Warmwell
Narrative:
P7003, HE-C, was no 2 in a sector patrol east of base when the leader turned steeply to avoid a heavy rain shower. The two aircraft separated, and the next time P7003 was seen was when the driver of an Army lorry saw it dive vertically out of cloud and crash at East Stoke, near Wool, at approximately 1515 hrs Double Summer time.

Pilot Officer Peter Alastair JARDINE killed

Sources:

RAF 263 Squadron ORB (Form 540)
Paul Doyle personal files.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2018 19:58 paddy Added
25-Feb-2018 18:17 paddy Updated [Time, Narrative]
23-Apr-2018 19:30 paddy Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Jul-2018 17:17 Anon. Updated [Location]
12-Jul-2018 19:27 paddy Updated [Narrative]
13-Nov-2018 17:55 stehlik49 Updated [Time, Operator]
23-May-2019 22:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
27-Nov-2019 11:16 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Operator]

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