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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140407
Last updated: 10 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:OADU Royal Air Force (OADU RAF)
Registration: Z9040
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea, 4 miles from RAF Portreath -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAF St Eval
Destination airport:RAF North Front, Gibraltar
Wellington Z9040 crashed in the sea only minutes after taking off for Gibraltar.
Sgt (Aus400546) Harry Wallace TINDLEY (RAAF) - killed
Sgt (922924) Leslie JENNINGS (Wop/AG) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (943630) Arthur Thompson Rene RENSHAW (RAFVR) - missing
Sgt (1069574) Alan John GRIFFITHS (RAFVR) - missing
Sgt (1377262) Myles David GOULD (RAFVR) - missing

RAF Casualties-1942.

Revision history:

13-Dec-2011 22:28 angels one five Added
19-Jan-2012 14:29 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator]
28-May-2013 01:37 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-May-2013 01:42 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
28-May-2013 01:44 angels one five Updated [[Operator, Narrative]]
02-May-2014 10:59 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
27-Apr-2015 20:48 Victor I Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
19-May-2015 04:06 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator]
19-May-2015 15:17 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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