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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22496
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:09-JUL-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Hudson Mk I
Owner/operator:1 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (1 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: N7388
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Silloth, Cumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Silloth, Cumberland
Destination airport:RAF Silloth, Cumberland
Narrative:
On 9/7/40, the crew of Hudson N7388 of 1(C) OTU (one instructor and one student pilot) was performing a training flight. During the last segment, just prior to touchdown, the aircraft stalled and hit violently the runway surface. All landing gears were sheared off and the aircraft slid for several yards before coming to rest. Both crew members were uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Sources:

1. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-lockheed-l-414-hudson-i-raf-silloth-0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Aug-2008 01:36 Anon. Added
02-Aug-2013 11:12 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
26-Feb-2018 21:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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