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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185604
Last updated: 31 August 2019
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Date:13-DEC-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IIF
Owner/operator:255 Squadron Royal Air Force (255 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R2309
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Narrative:
Beaufighter R2309 crashed on final approach to RAF Coltishall. 13.12.1941
Hit some trees coming in to land at Coltishall.
Crew:
P/O (45550) Peter Alan DALE (pilot) RAF killed
P/O H. FRIEND (obs.) RAFVR - severely injured.

Sources:

RAF 255 Sqdn ORB


Revision history:

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21-Mar-2016 16:06 Nepa Added

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