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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18899
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:23-MAR-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Hudson Mk I
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: G-AGAR
MSN: 1761
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Heraklion -   Greece
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF N7364: On 22.3.41, Damaged by Fiat CR 42s in an air raid on Heraklion, destruction completed the next day, engine and other parts salvaged and returned to Egypt. G-AGAR was also known as Cloudy Joe and was involved in secret reconnaissance missions on Soviet oil fields in 1940 by 1 PDU under the command of Sidney Cotton.

Transferred to civil markings G-AGAR on 21.3.40; civil registration cancelled by the CAA belatedly on 22.11.45 as part of post-war census of the UK civil register

Sources:

Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
http://www.24sqnassociation.royalairforce.net/Downloads/24iss13.pdf
http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/lofiversion/index.php/t58110.html
http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AGAR.pdf
https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?120884-Hudsons-without-turrets&p=1956871#post1956871


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
24-May-2008 23:55 JINX Updated
11-Apr-2010 10:50 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2010 10:51 TB Updated [[Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]]
25-May-2011 07:40 WarNet Updated [Date, Operator, Location, Country, Nature, Source, Narrative]
11-Dec-2012 09:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Aug-2016 14:09 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
16-Aug-2016 14:10 TB Updated [Departure airport]
06-Nov-2017 18:07 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]

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