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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185758
Last updated: 28 September 2019
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Date:29-APR-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: X7934
C/n / msn: YD-F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF High Ercall, Shropshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF High Ercall
Narrative:
Beaufighter X7934 - the forced landing a nearly-new Beau following a Hercules engine failure. No crash this time though; the better single-engine handling characteristics of the Mk.VI aircraft may well have played their part. A successful return to base on one engine, in the dark. 29.4.1942
Crew:
P/O (67602) Arthur William WOOLLEY (pilot) RAF - Ok
Sgt (NZ40719) Arthur Stapley CUTFIELD (obs.) RNZAF - Ok

Sources:

RAF 255 Sqn ORB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Mar-2016 18:17 Nepa Added
23-Mar-2016 20:57 Next Updated [Narrative]
15-Dec-2017 20:40 Red Dragon Updated [Cn]
15-Dec-2017 20:40 Red Dragon Updated [Operator]
17-Dec-2017 04:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]

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