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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201145
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:27-FEB-1942
Time:12:30
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Royal Air Force (218 (Gold Coast) Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3715
MSN: HA-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Marham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Marham
Destination airport:RAF Marham
Narrative:
Undercarriage failed on landing at RAF Marham (12:30). The accident was caused was traced to a broken pylon at the lower bolt attachment. This prevented the wheels from locking down. No injuries reported.
Crew
Sgt Tompkins
Sgt Savage
Sgt Scammell
Sgt Carroll
Sgt Barnes
Sgt Brooks
Sgt Howes

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Nov-2017 20:42 Red Dragon Added
15-Jan-2018 19:16 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]

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