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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22442
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Hudson Mk I
Owner/operator:220 Squadron Royal Air Force (220 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N7237
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Thornaby, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Thornaby
Destination airport:
(NR-R) The aircraft took off from Thornaby. While approaching the runway, a fire developed in the port engine. This was extinguished, but before the landing could be completed, flames again took hold and the Hudson crashed into a construction plant near the airfield perimeter and was totally destroyed

40425 P/O Murray Charles Petrie RAF pilot ok
41301 P/O Ronald Owen Lawry RAF ok from New Zealand
AC1 K C Merrick RAF ok
514613 LAC Percy Wilson RAF ok
S/Ldr Langford RAF padre ok passenger
F/O Barron RAF dentist ok passenger


Revision history:

08-Aug-2008 10:57 Anon. Added
21-Jan-2012 04:09 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
24-Mar-2013 20:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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