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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220221
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:25-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IC
Owner/operator:2 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (2 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: T4730
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Frodingham Grange, near North Frodingham, Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On the 25th of April 1942 the Beaufighter MkIc T4730 of 2 (c)OTU crashed during a forced landing at Frodingham Grange near North Frodingham, Yorkshire, due to both engines failing soon after take off. The investigation found that the pilot had incorrectly set the fuel cocks and the engines were starved of fuel. The aircraft was badly damaged and later written off.

Sources:

http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york42/t4730.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Frodingham
http://www.maplandia.com/united-kingdom/england/yorkshire-and-humberside/east-riding-of-yorkshire/north-frodingham/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Dec-2018 14:24 Laurent Rizzotti Added

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