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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150855
Last updated: 12 September 2019
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Date:08-FEB-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:219 (Mysore) Squadron Royal Air Force (219 (Mysore) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R2074
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gumber Farm, Slindon, Sussex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The cause was never discovered though the aircraft had earlier reported being full of smoke. The pilot P/O (42224) Geoffrey Mons HEAD and the radar operator Sgt (1003600) Ronald Frank WILLIS and Sgt (613302)Terry le DONG were also killed.

Sources:

https://slindonatwarmyblog.wordpress.com/crashed-ww2-planes-gumber-airfield/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Nov-2012 10:54 Nepa Added
20-Aug-2013 14:38 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
11-Nov-2014 15:27 Digger Updated [Aircraft type, Location]

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