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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22441
Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Date:17-MAY-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Hudson Mk I
Owner/operator:269 Sqn RAF
Registration: N7365
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Ringway, Cheshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ringway, Cheshire
Destination airport:RAF Ringway, Cheshire
Narrative:
Took off from Ringway on 17 May 1940 on a training mission. The second pilot inadvertently let down the flaps fully and the aircraft undershot, crashing 1/4 mile west of RAF Ringway, Cheshire. Only named crew member was Sgt Cotton, 742495 who was reportedly uninjured.

Sources:

1. Ross McNeill, Coastal Command Losses of the Second World War, Volume 1 (1939-1941)
2. Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
3. http://www.epibreren.com/ww2/raf/269_squadron.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Aug-2008 10:57 Anon. Added
02-Mar-2012 08:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
15-Aug-2013 15:03 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Aug-2014 14:30 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
11-Jan-2017 22:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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