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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215967
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Date:30-OCT-1939
Time:night
Type:Handley Page Hampden Mk I
Owner/operator:144 Squadron Royal Air Force (144 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L4167
MSN: PL-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Doncaster, Doncaster, South Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hemswell, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Narrative:
Hampden L4167 was built to contract 549267/36 by Handley Page Ltd at Radlett and was delivered to 7 Squadron at Finningley in April 1939. It was transferred to 144 Squadron at Hemswell later in 1939 and sustained Cat.W/FA On 30th October 1939 when the crew on this 144 Squadron aircraft were undertaking a training flight when they overshot a night landing at Doncaster airfield damaging the aircraft. Crew of three were uninjured'

Pilot - P/O William Frank Tudhope RAF (41224).
WOp/Air Gunner - AC2 E Ross.
Air Gunner - AC2 H MacDougal.

Sources:

1. http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york39/l4167.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Oct-2018 20:34 Dr.John Smith Added
02-Oct-2018 20:34 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Oct-2018 05:31 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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