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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163036
Last updated: 17 April 2019
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Date:12-JUL-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIF
Owner/operator:255 Squadron Royal Air Force (255 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X7945
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hatton, Warwickshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Honiley, Warwickshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter X7945 crashed in attempted forced landing at night at Hatton. Documented radio traffic suggests that the aircraft suffered an engine problem.
Crew:
Sgt (656980) Alan Richard Parker (pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (1254048) Alexander Guthrie (obs) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.org.uk/marg/crashes1942.htm
255 Squadron Roll of Honour
RAF 255 Sqdn ORB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2014 16:38 Nepa Added
11-Nov-2014 14:10 Repac Updated [Location, Narrative]
23-Mar-2016 18:17 Next Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2018 18:21 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Feb-2018 16:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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