Date & Time: Mar 12, 1942
Type of aircraft:
Blackburn B-26 Botha
Operator:
Registration:
L6314
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
No
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
4
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
En route, while cruising in low visibility, the twin engine aircraft hit a cliff located near the bay of Port Erin. All four crew members were killed.
Crew (3rd SGR):
P/O Leonard Dobson,
P/O John Albert Williams,
AC2 William James Sydney Heap,
F/Sgt Leonard Charles Storey.