Accident Lockheed Hudson Mk VI FK690, Sunday 6 December 1942
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Date:Sunday 6 December 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed Hudson Mk VI
Owner/operator:45 (Atlantic Ferry) Gp TC RAF
Registration: FK690
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RCAF Gander Airport, Newfoundland -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Gander, NL
Destination airport:United Kingdom
RAF Ferry Command, Gander, Newfoundland. Hudson aircraft FK 690 crashed and caught fire just after taking off from the aerodrome for a trans-Atlantic flight, killing the entire crew. The cause of the crash was undetermined
P/O RG Burrows (pilot RAAF), Sgt EF Fazel (RO RAAF), Sgt DP Simmons (2.pilot RAFVR) and P/O GH Thomson (nav. RAFVR) were all killed in this flying accident


Revision history:

24-Nov-2018 10:30 gerard57 Added
27-Nov-2018 21:47 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
26-May-2019 04:38 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative]
18-Sep-2022 05:06 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
18-Jun-2024 21:36 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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