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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209875
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Type:Westland Whirlwind Mk 1
Owner/operator:137 Squadron Royal Air Force (137 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7118
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bintry Farm, Itteringham, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Matlaske, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Matlaske
During the course of a local flight one engine caught fire and, as control was becoming difficult, the pilot baled out, leaving the aircraft to crash into water meadows near a footbridge at Bintry Farm (now 'Bintree' Farm), Itteringham.

Pilot Officer John Jowitt baled out and landed uninjured near the Officers' Mess for RAF Matlaske.


137 Squadron ORB (Form 540)
Paul Doyle personal files

Revision history:

25-Apr-2018 16:40 paddy Added
28-Oct-2018 17:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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