Accident Avro Lancaster MR Mk III RF292, Monday 16 January 1950
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Date:Monday 16 January 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro Lancaster MR Mk III
Owner/operator:210 Sqn RAF
Registration: RF292
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF St. Eval, Cornwall, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF St. Eval, Cornwall
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Avro Lancaster GR.3 RF292: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 16/1/1950 when collided with a vehicle during landing at RAF St. Eval, Cornwall.


1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings – Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.89 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. Last Take Off; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1950 to 1953 by Colin Cummings p.29
3. The Lancaster File (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1985)
4. Dinghy Drop: 279 Squadron RAF, 1941–46 By Tom Docherty

Revision history:

31-Dec-2017 22:42 TB Added
14-Dec-2020 18:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Dec-2020 18:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
15-Dec-2020 09:50 Oezil Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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