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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22300
Last updated: 23 January 2022
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Date:23-FEB-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic bttl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Battle Mk I
Owner/operator:20 MU RAF
Registration: N2252
MSN: F.3257
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:3 miles SW of Carlisle, Cumberland. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Aston Down, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:RAF Carlisle, Cumberland
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed while making a forced-landing hitting a tree 3 miles SW of Carlisle, Cumberland on 23 February 1940 during a ferry/positioning flight from Aston Down to RAF Carlisle.

Sources:

http://www.worldmilitair.com/serials/serials%20f/fai%20030%201005.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Aug-2008 23:15 Anon. Added
17-Jan-2012 13:33 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
13-Nov-2018 00:54 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Nov-2018 08:39 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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