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Friday, February 13, 2009

EVENTS for 13th February

On 13th February 1942 Spitfire I R6612 of 53 OTU crash landed in a field 100 yds south of RAF Llandow after the engine failed and caught fire on approach.

On 13th February 1943 Whitley III K8992 of 7 AGS collided with Lysander V9787, also of 7 AGS, on landing at RAF Stormy Down and crashed. Became GIA 3294M.

On 13th February 1998 Cessna F.172L G-AZJV on a flight from Gloucester to Cardiff force landed in a field near Cardiff Airport after a loss of engine power. It was flown out of the field the next day.
http://www.aaib.gov.uk/sites/aaib/cms_resources/dft_avsafety_pdf_501759.pdf

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