Date & Time: Oct 6, 1938
Operator:
Registration:
K6991
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a night training exercise on behalf of the 214th Squadron. While cruising in poor weather conditions, the aircraft was hit by lightning. Few seconds later, an engine failed and the pilot attempted to make an emergency landing in an open field. While the aircraft was damaged beyond repair, all six occupants survived.
Causes:
Struck by lighting.