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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158797
Last updated: 8 September 2019
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Date:16-JUN-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIc
Owner/operator:TDU Royal Air Force (TDU RAF)
Registration: X8065
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alverstoke, Hampshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RNAS Gosport, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Torpedo trials over Stokes Bay
Port engine failed during turn to port at 200ft. Aircraft rolled inverted into sea
Crew:
F/O (82655) Michael Orme DAVENPORT (test pilot) RAFVR - killed
W/Cdr (05207) Richard Griffith SHAW (pilot CO TDU) RAF - killed

Sources:

http://www.thunder-and-lightnings.co.uk/memorial/entry.php?id=84


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Aug-2013 07:45 Nepa Added
14-Sep-2013 01:54 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
24-Jan-2014 15:59 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
18-Mar-2015 13:06 Scout Updated [Location]

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