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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25068
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:14-OCT-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic L12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 12A Electra Junior
Owner/operator:Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Registration: LA622
MSN: 1282
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Old Man of Coniston, Cumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:RAF Ayr
Destination airport:RAF Hendon
Narrative:
Flew into high ground Low Water Tarn, Old Man of Coniston, Cumberland. Those killed were:

George Werner Bransom, Civilian Pilot (American), Lockheed Ferry Pilot,
Osbourne R Keith, Civilian Pilot (American), Lockheed Ferry Pilot,
F/O George Bevil Grenfell 110366 RAF, Station Controller Operations, Ayr, Passenger.
ex NC19976 impressed 42-38350/USAAF->RAF

Sources:

https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2706577/GRENFELL,%20GEORGE%20BEVIL
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?30-Beechcraft-Twin-Coniston-14-Oct-1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
02-Mar-2012 11:57 paulmcmillan Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
18-Jan-2013 11:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-May-2013 18:17 angels one five Updated [Operator]
19-Dec-2013 09:51 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
10-Mar-2014 17:46 c mackay Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
09-Dec-2016 17:51 A.J.Scholten Updated [Cn, Narrative]
29-Dec-2017 15:35 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]

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