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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202441
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:13-APR-1942
Time:04:26
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:7 Sqn Royal Air Force (7 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3679
MSN: MG-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:RAF Newmarket, Suffolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:Essen, Germany
Narrative:
Crashed at Newmarket with the wheels retracted. The port undercarriage unit had a broken pylon strut and this prevented the wheel from being locked in the down position.

Crew
Plt Off N E Winch
Plt Off R Colwell RCAF
Sgt F E Booth
Flt Sgt J Hankin
Sgt B A Iverson
Sgt E D Williams
Plt Off G R Wood

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
Aircrew Remembered


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Dec-2017 14:34 Red Dragon Added
12-Nov-2018 16:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
17-Apr-2020 21:04 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Destination airport]

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