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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138942
Last updated: 23 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Ventura Mk I
Owner/operator:464 Sqn RAAF
Registration: AE688
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Into a hillside in Wales at Llandwrog -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Sculthorpe, Norfolk
Destination airport:
A Ventura aircraft from 464 Sqn (SB-Q) took off from RAF Sculthorpe on 18 August 1943 to
carry out a night flying training exercise during which the aircraft crashed into a hillside
in Wales at Llandwrog. The aircraft was considerably off course at the time but the cause
of the crash was unknown.
RAAF 20044 Flt Sgt J A Johnston, (Pilot)
RCAF Flt Sgt E J E Beaudry, (Navigator)
RCAF FO L Fullerton, (Wireless Air Gunner)
RCAF Flt Sgt A S Clegg, (Air Gunner)
All the crew were killed and they are buried in the RAF Cemetery, Chester, Cheshire, UK.


Revision history:

04-Oct-2011 23:56 Nepa Added
06-Jan-2014 08:38 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-May-2015 09:45 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 08:14 Uzi Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport]

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