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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185647
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:255 Squadron Royal Air Force (255 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3306
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
On 2 February 1941 the 255 Sqdn suffered its first fatality when Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I (N3306) stalled on final approach. The crash to pilot error.
Sgt (748209) Alan R. JACOBS (pilot) RAFVR - killed instantly.
Sgt (935568) Peroy Victor THORNTON (AG) RAFVR - escaped with minor head injuries.


RAF 255 Sqdn ORB

Revision history:

22-Mar-2016 07:54 Nepa Added
28-Mar-2016 09:27 Next Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]

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