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Details for: Loss of Lancaster I (Reg. L7575 UG-Q)


Historical Data:
Taking off at 1855 from Wiglsey for a training mission, their Lancaster I (reg. L7575 UG-Q) is suspected of having encountered severe turbulence and, with icing, led to structural failure of the outer wings and tail. At 2012 debris rained form the skies over Warren House Farm at Colney Heath, 3 miles SE of St. Albans in Hertfordshire.


1 person killed