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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 15759
Last updated: 9 November 2019
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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:68 Squadron Royal Air Force (68 Sqn RAF)
Registration: V8740
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1mile of RAF stn Fairwood Common, Glamorgan, Wales. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Fairwood Common, South Wales
Destination airport:
Beaufighter V8740 - Engine lost power, bellylanded. 18.4.1944
P/O (161.347) Miroslav ŠTANDERA (cs.pilot) RAFVR - ok
W/O (787816) Karel BEDNAŘÍK (cs.nav.) RAFVR - ok


History 68 Sqn RAF
ORB 68 Sqdn RAF

Revision history:

13-Mar-2008 00:22 Nepa Added
17-Feb-2010 10:36 NePa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
28-Mar-2012 02:11 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2012 02:13 Nepa Updated [Narrative]
14-Jun-2014 15:38 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Dec-2015 16:35 Heil Updated [Location, Narrative]
09-Nov-2019 11:59 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]

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