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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200510
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 II
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5514
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Moor Close Ashbourne Derbyshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook
Destination airport:
Took off from RAF Binbrook at 17:07. Collided with High Tension cables and a lorry on the approach to the partially completed airfield at Ashbourne and ended up in Moor Close Ashbourne. Whilst taking evasive manoeuvres over the target Flt Sgt Harry Douglas Bryant baled out as ordered. He has no known grave and is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial Panel 103.

Plt Off J M Garlick
Flt Sgt H D Bryant RCAF +
Sgt N Erskine
Sgt B L Schauenberg
Sgt E F A Matthews
Sgt J Stevens


Bomber Command Losses 1942

Revision history:

21-Oct-2017 19:17 Red Dragon Added
06-Nov-2017 09:20 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
18-Oct-2018 19:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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