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The text below gives a summary of the conflict (i.e. war), event or incident that resulted in deaths in the Borough or abroad. On the right are listed the individual events and incidents, such as battles or air raids. For each conflict the total number of casualties are given, whereas for each event or incident the names of those who died are listed in alphabetical order.

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Details for: Loss of Wellington IC (Reg. R1047)


Historical Data:
Taking off from Edgehill for bombing practice on nearby Radway ranges, their Wellington IC (Reg. R1047) lost the port propellor and reduction gear and, while circling on one engine, came down at 1500 at Rough Hill Farm, less than a mile from Edgehill runway. Five crewmen were killed, one injured, although he died of his injuries soon after.


1 person killed