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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163711
Last updated: 16 April 2019
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Date:13-MAR-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:600 (City of London) Squadron Royal Air Force (600 (City of London) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R2158
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Prestwick
Destination airport:
Narrative:
"Unfortunately one of the Beaus was lost when Gp/Capt Rogers of 13 Group flew from Prestwick, with Sgt Lawson as his operator. The aircraft crashed into the sea, rge pilot drowned, Lawson survived"
Beaufighter I.F R2158 of 600 Sqn ditched off Prestwick
Crew:
G/Cpt (15128) John Barker Hereward ROGERS (pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt LAWSON (obs) RAFVR - OK

Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?2502-Unaccounted-airmen-13-3-1941


Revision history:

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04-Feb-2014 19:20 Nepa Added

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