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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 15609
Last updated: 30 January 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIF
Owner/operator:307 (Lwowskich Puchaczy) Squadron Royal Air Force (307 (Lwowskich Puchaczy) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X8149
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Exeter, Devon, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Exeter, Devon
Destination airport:RAF Exeter
X8149 - After training flight a/c overshoot runway at Exeter and hit a tree. S/Ldr Rypl seriously injured. 8.11.1942
S/Ldr (81900) František RYPL (cs. pilot) RAFVR - injury
Sgt (P784193) Waclaw William GAJEK (obs) PAF - killed


Revision history:

10-Mar-2008 04:25 Nepa Added
13-Feb-2010 10:16 NePa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
12-Feb-2012 02:29 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Mar-2015 13:10 AlLah Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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