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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 258985
Last updated: 18 October 2021
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Type:Bristol Beaufort Mk I
Owner/operator:CCDU Royal Air Force (CCDU RAF)
Registration: AW271
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Ballykelly, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Ballykelly, Co. Londonderry
Destination airport:RAF Ballykelly
Bristol Beaufort AW271 (Coastal Command Development Unit) aircraft accident at RAF Ballykelly, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 30/04/1942.
Beaufort AW271 Crashed in the grounds of a Church of Ireland Rectory near RAF Ballykelly during testing of parachutes. All three crew members perished in the crash. A parachute got entangled in the tail of the Beaufort, resulting in the crash. Beaufort AW271 crashe and destroed by fire. 30/04/1942
F/Sgt (916276) Stanley Frederick CHADWICK (Obs.) RAF - killed
F/Lt (74352) Richard William Gilbert HOLDSWORTH (Pilot) RAF - killed
F/Lt (33514) Archibald Duncan LIVINGSTONE (Pilot) RAF - killed


Revision history:

06-May-2021 06:56 gerard57 Added
06-May-2021 07:23 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
05-Aug-2021 16:13 Next Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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