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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141818
Last updated: 13 May 2020
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Date:13-JAN-1942
Time:09:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic SWOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Swordfish Mk I
Owner/operator:774 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: P4201
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Celtic Sea, 2 miles north of Boscastle, Cornwall -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
At 0950hrs the Fairey Swordfish I P4201 S6-G of 774 Squadron RNAS St Merryn ditched 2 miles north of Boscastle. Sub-Lieutenant A G Penny and LAC A E Renwick were safe but Air Gunner LAC Reuben John Hale was killed.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20130228022814/http://www.rafdavidstowmoor.org:80/pages/crash_log/crashlog42.html
https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2735203/HALE,%20REUBEN%20JOHN
http://www.maplandia.com/united-kingdom/england/south-west/cornwall-county/boscastle/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2012 02:44 angels one five Added
23-Jan-2012 11:14 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
13-Jan-2017 09:13 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2017 15:13 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
12-Nov-2018 09:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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