Accident Vickers Wellington GR Mk VIII HX467, Saturday 2 January 1943
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Date:Saturday 2 January 1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers Wellington GR Mk VIII
Owner/operator:7 (C) OTU RAF
Registration: HX467
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Lough Foyle -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 2 January 1943 the Vickers Wellington VIII HX467 of 7(C) OTU RAF crashed in bad weather conditions (snowstorm) into Lough Foyle near Magilligan Point, killing its six crew.

Crew (all killed):
F/O Kenneth Raymond James Pennington
F/O Alexander Ernest Tyler
Sgt James Daniel Cooper
Sgt Albert Douglas Hammond
Sgt John Charles William Hook
Sgt Herbert Smith

Sources:

http://www.ww2irishaviation.com
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11953-3-Jan-1943-19430103
https://www.cwgc.org/debt_of_honour.asp
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lough_Foyle

Location

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2017 20:12 Laurent Rizzotti Added
04-Jan-2017 11:55 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
27-Nov-2018 19:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
28-Nov-2019 08:24 dp_burke Updated [Source]
17-Feb-2020 18:00 ryan Updated [Date, Country, Narrative]

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