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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185850
Last updated: 20 June 2019
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Date:02-APR-1942
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: R2460
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:RAF Shawbury, Shropshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Shawbury, Shropshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter R2460 of take-off from RAF Shawbury veered off the runway and crashed into a hut occupied by a civilian watchkeeper. The elderly man went into severe shock... “this no doubt due to the grave disability he suffered when he realised that his wooden leg had been broken”.
Crew:
P/O DAVISON (pilot) RAFVR - Ok
Sgt BLACKBURN (nav.) RAFVR - Ok

Sources:

ORB 255 Sqdn RAF


Revision history:

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26-Mar-2016 10:47 Nepa Added

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