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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196562
Last updated: 23 November 2021
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Date:20-MAR-1940
Time:
Type:Handley Page Hampden Mk I
Owner/operator:144 Squadron Royal Air Force (144 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L4137
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Scotter, near Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Hampden I L4137 of 144 Sqn RAF crashed after the pilot lost control and dived into the ground at Scotter, near Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, whilst on a night training sortie.

Crew (all killed):
Flg Off Royston Henry Bullard-Davies (pilot)
Sgt Alan Henry Woodward (observer)
LAC Dennis Gordon Doughty (wireless operator)

Sources:

http://www.bcar.org.uk/1940.html
"Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War, vol 1: Aircraft and Crew lost during 1939-1940", by W R Chorley. ISBN 0-904597-85-7
http://www.rafinfo.org.uk/BCWW2Losses/1939-1940.htm
https://www.cwgc.org/debt_of_honour.asp?menuid=14
http://www.maplandia.com/united-kingdom/england/east-midlands/lincolnshire-county/scotter/


Revision history:

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07-Jul-2017 12:51 Laurent Rizzotti Added

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