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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16210
Last updated: 5 September 2019
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Date:08-APR-1941
Time:22:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:29 Squadron Royal Air Force (29 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R2250
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Wellingore, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wellingore Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Wellingore Lincolnshire
Narrative:
R2250 - When returning from a patrol, on landing, the aircraft was attacked by night fighter pilot Feldwebel Hans Hahn of the 3./NJG 2, who was flying a Ju 88C from Gilze-Rijen airfield, the Netherlands. The Beaufighter veered off the runway and smashed through some trees.

Crew:
F/Lt (39438 ) Guy P. GIBSON (pilot) RAF- ok
Sgt BELL (obs) RAFVR - ok

Sources:

Beaufighter production list
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Mar-2008 06:24 Nepa Added
18-Apr-2010 00:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
18-Mar-2015 12:03 AlLah Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Mar-2015 12:04 AlLah Updated [Narrative]
06-Apr-2019 13:50 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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