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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154881
Last updated: 16 June 2019
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Date:27-MAR-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IIF
Owner/operator:409 (Nighthawk) Sqn RCAF
Registration: T3142
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:at Lexeton, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coleby Grange, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Flying accident on 27th March 1942 . He was flying in Beaufighter IIF T3142 which entered a flat spin and crashed at Lexeton, Lincolnshire during a demonstration flight.
Crew:
S/Ldr (C/1329) Bruce Alexander HANBURY (pilot) RCAF - killed
F/Sgt (R/355A) John William DICKSON (obs) RCAF - killed
P/O (J/6191) Philip Marcus SWEET (pilot) RCAF - killed

Sources:

Beaufighter production list


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Apr-2013 14:21 Nepa Added
18-Mar-2015 12:59 Siczak Updated [Location, Source]

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