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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200439
Last updated: 11 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:9 Sqn Royal Air Force (9 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3388
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Honington, Suffolk
Destination airport:RAF Coningsby
Shortly after reaching Brest the port engine failed and the return journey was done on one engine. The aircraft crashed after hitting some trees whilst trying to land.

Plt Off M R Hodges Injured
Sgt Owen
Sgt R Short Injured Admitted to RAF Hospital Ely
Sgt Mount
Sgt H J Pullen
Sgt C W Mills - Harberton (St Andrew) Churchyard Devon.


Bomber Command Losses of World War II 1942.

Revision history:

17-Oct-2017 20:22 Red Dragon Added
06-Nov-2017 07:29 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
12-Nov-2018 14:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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