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    Can anyone help me with details for Wellington Z1107 which crashed on a training flight at Breedon, Lancashire, on 2 August 1943. Which squadron /OTU? Crew? Cause of crash? Anything of interest?
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    James

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    Crash location given as near Breedon-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire

    No. 28 OTU

    Starboard engine burst into flames and whilst try to extinguish the aircraft stalled and crashed

    Sgt. J.H. Borland
    Sgt. G.H. Clarkson
    Sgt JD Hayes
    Sgt SP Pithers
    Sgt R McK Stapley

    Source BCL Vol 7

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    That's quick !!!
    Thanks Eddie. Really useful stuff. All I have is the info I posted and the grave of Robert Stapley in our churchyard.
    Best wishes
    James

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