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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162762
Last updated: 19 March 2020
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Date:24-MAR-1944
Time:14:50
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: R2069
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Easton Mendit, Northamptonshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Twinwood Farm, Bedfordshire
Destination airport:RAF Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Narrative:
On the 24th March 1944, Beaufighter T/o 12:59 urs from RAF Stn Twinwood Farm.
The aircraft crashed at 14:47 hours at Easton Mendit, Northamptonshire, UK, and both the
crew were killed. There was an indication that rhe aircraft was low flying, hit a tree top,
crashed and burnt.
Crew:
F/Sgt (Aus421938) John Henry ROBERTS (pilot) RAAF - killed
F/Sgt (Aus422636) William Davis MORGAN (nav.) RAAF - killed

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Dec-2013 22:01 Nepa Added
14-Sep-2014 13:38 Lotos Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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