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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181415
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:19-NOV-1939
Time:11:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Hudson Mk I
Owner/operator:224 Squadron Royal Air Force (224 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N7213
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Leuchars, Fife, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife
Destination airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife
Narrative:
On 19 November 1939 the Hudson I N7213 ("QX-L") of 224 Squadron RAF was damaged beyond repair in a take-off crash at Leuchars at 11:10 hours while leaving for a patrol. The starboard wing dropped on take-off causing the aircraft to swing and crash. There was no reported injuries to the crew of four. The pilot was the Flt Lt Albert Edward Williamson, who was later lost on 21 June 1940, still with 224 Squadron.

Sources:

1. "Coastal Command losses of the Second World War, vol 1. Aircraft and Crews losses 1939-1941", by Ross McNeill, ISBN 1-85780-128-8
2. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1531727/WILLIAMSON,%20ALBERT%20EDWARD
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Leuchars

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Nov-2015 07:12 JINX Added
19-Nov-2015 18:34 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Source, Narrative]
07-Jan-2016 21:02 JIXN Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
24-Jun-2018 22:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Oct-2018 06:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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