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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14785
Last updated: 27 April 2019
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Date:28-FEB-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IIF
Owner/operator:255 Sqn RAF
Registration: R2333
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea NW of Cromer, Norfolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Cat.E Mech:Engine-failure: N.W. Cromer
Took off to intercept reported Luftwaffe in the area. No further information although it is thought that they both baled out of their stricken aircraft.
Crew:
S/Ldr (70424) Frederick Peter James McGEVOR DFM (pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (1178664) Leonard Samuel BARKER (obs) RAFVR - Killed

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft A1000-Z9999
Beaufighter production list


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2008 02:21 JINX Added
15-Mar-2012 11:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase]
26-Jan-2013 16:20 Nepa Updated [Source]
06-Aug-2013 19:04 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
13-Aug-2013 15:11 Nepa Updated [Operator]
14-Aug-2013 20:39 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
15-Aug-2013 07:33 Nepa Updated [Operator]
20-Aug-2013 15:40 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
20-Aug-2013 17:57 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
20-Aug-2013 18:31 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
24-Aug-2013 09:09 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
24-Aug-2013 16:58 Nepa Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2014 14:07 Route Updated [Aircraft type, Location]

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