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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167038
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Wellington Mk IA
Owner/operator:99 Squadron Royal Air Force (99 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N2767
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pett Level Beach, Fairlight Cove, near Hastings East Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Newmarket, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Wellington N2767 'LN-P' of 99 Squadron, RAF: Crashed at Pett Level Beach, Fairlight Cove, near Hastings, East Sussex, on November 9, 1940, after running out of fuel as it returned from a raid on Dusseldorf, Germany. All six crew members survived the crash. Although the fuselage was recovered, the remaining wreckage was left where it crashed. As a result, storms in January 2014, uncovered some remains of the aircraft, most notably one of the main undercarriage tyres (see links #1, #2, and #3)



Revision history:

18-Jun-2014 11:19 gerard57 Added
14-Jan-2017 22:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2018 08:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
13-Nov-2018 07:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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