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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201245
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:149 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (149 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: W7452
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Ayr/Heathfield, South Ayrshire, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Lakenheath
Destination airport:RAF Ayr- RAF Lakenheath
Aircraft named "East India IV". The aircraft was wrecked after ground lopping to avoid running through the boundary fence. One of the main oleo legs collapsed when the aircraft developed a violent skid.
Sgt A Austin
Sgt Lewis
Sgt Robinson
Sgt Heron
Sgt Watkins
Sgt Green
Sgt Barritt
Sgt Gwyther


Bomber Command losses 1942.

Revision history:

13-Nov-2017 17:00 Red Dragon Added
18-Oct-2018 13:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
18-Oct-2018 17:16 stehlík49 Updated [Operator, Narrative]
14-Apr-2020 15:00 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source]

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