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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22294
Last updated: 16 January 2022
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Date:03-MAY-1940
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic bttl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Battle Mk I
Owner/operator:9 B&GS Royal Air Force (9 B&GS RAF)
Registration: K7670
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Sealand, Flintshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Jurby, Isle of Man
Destination airport:RAF Penrhos, Caernarvonshire
Narrative:
On 3 May 1940, Fairey Battle K7670 was on its delivery flight from RAF Jurby, Isle of Man to RAF Penrhos, Caernarvonshire, when it suffered a jammed undercarriage and belly landed at RAF Sealand, Flintshire. Substantially damaged, but repaired and returned to service 28 September 1940 with 12 FTS

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Airraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976)
2. The Battle File, Sidney Shail, Air Britain 1997, p 128
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?20047-Fairey-Battles-at-Penhros-(Gunnery-School)-1940-41


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Aug-2008 22:41 Anon. Added
17-Jun-2013 18:00 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source]
24-May-2019 23:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-May-2019 07:18 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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