Vickers Wellington Mk.IC

N2764

28 O.T.U.

Crashed 03:02:44.

 

The aircraft  belonging to No.28 Operational Training Unit had taken off from Wymeswold on a cross-country navigation exercise.  The aircraft encountered engine problems just after take off and the decision was taken to return to base.   Whilst turning, it  clipped a tree and crashed on farmland, just to the South of Hoton.  Despite the aircraft catching fire, all 7 crew members escaped injury.

 

The crew were:

 

Flying Officer   J  R  Wilson   (Pilot)

 

 

Unfortuately, the Operational Record Book for 28 O.T.U. does not name the rest of the crew.

N2764 Crash Site
N2764 001 N2764parts

Crash site of N2764;  the aircraft clipped the tree in the background.

Some of the parts found with the aid of a metal detector.

 

Sutton Harness fittings (left), Pipe connectors (bottom right),  Unknown parts (top right).

 

If  you can identify  the unknown parts, please feel free to contact us!