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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162761
Last updated: 16 September 2019
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Date:22-APR-1944
Time:00:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:51 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (51 OTU RAF)
Registration: X7597
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Westoning, Bedfordshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On the 22nd April 1944, Beaufighter X7597 from RAF Cranfield, crashed at 00:15 hrs
at Westoning, UK. The aircraft spun in and both the crew were killed.
Crew:
F/O (Aus421507) Stuard William Legge RICHINS (pilot) RAAf - Killed
P/O (Aus422676) Jervis John OWEN (nav.) RAAF - Killed

Sources:

http://static.awm.gov.au/images/collection/pdf/RC09125_022--1-.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Dec-2013 21:52 Nepa Added
14-Sep-2014 13:17 Kraus Updated [Location, Narrative]

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