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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202317
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:08-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W7511
MSN: LS-T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed almost immediately on take off after developing an uncontrolled swing. The aircraft came to a stop and a fire broke out in one of the engines on the port wing. No serious injuries reported. It is not known if there were other crew members on board.

Crew
Flt Sgt J J Rigby RCAF

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Nov-2017 17:07 Red Dragon Added
06-Nov-2018 20:47 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Operator]

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