Accident Vickers Wellington Mk II W5589,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176696
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Date:Monday 5 January 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:405 (Vancouver) Sqn RCAF
Registration: W5589
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Strenshall 5 miles North of York -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Pocklington
Destination airport:
Developed engine trouble whilst on an Air Test. Crashed at 10:15 while trying to crash land near an Army Artillery Range at Strenshall 5 miles north of York. All the crew were buried at St Catherine Barmby-on-Moor Churchyard.


Bomber Command Losses 1942

Revision history:

07-Jun-2015 09:00 gerard57 Added
09-Jun-2015 17:29 DB Updated [Operator]
17-Oct-2017 19:53 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2017 09:20 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
26-Dec-2017 06:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport]
13-Oct-2018 16:51 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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