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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157499
Last updated: 12 November 2021
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Date:22-APR-1940
Time:morning
Type:Handley Page Hampden Mk I
Owner/operator:49 Squadron Royal Air Force (49 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P1175
MSN: EA-K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire (SQZ/EGXP)
Destination airport:RAF Scampton
Narrative:
Handley Page Hampden Mk.I P1175 ("EA-K") 49 Squadron, RAF. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 22/4/1940 when overshot on landing at RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, on return from mine-laying sortie. No injuries sustained by the crew of four:

Flying Officer D. White (pilot)
Sgt. N.L. Jones
Sgt. P.J. Hurst
L.A/C N. Hornsby (W/Op Air Gunner)

Sources:

1. Air-Britain: Royal Air Force Aircraft P1000-R9999
2. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1940-incident-logs
3. https://backtonormandy.org/the-history/air-force-operations/airplanes-allies-and-axis-lost/hampden/25917-P11751940-04-22.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jul-2013 17:07 JINX Added
02-Feb-2015 16:56 BlB Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
25-Jun-2018 20:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2018 20:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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