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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52457
Last updated: 26 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk VI
Owner/operator:236 Squadron Royal Air Force (236 Sqn RAF)
Registration: EL454
C/n / msn: ND-O
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Hoek van Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF North Coates, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 15:06hrs for Strike flight. Shot down by ships Flak.Shot down by ships Flak into the North Sea when leading an attack by fourteen aircraft on a convoy near Hoek van Holland.
Pilot W/C. H.D. Fraser OBE 33136 RAF Bergen NH 2 E 3 Washed up Castricum 4 Apr 44
Navigator F/O. R.S. Griffin 119448 RAF Runnymede Memorial 67


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
08-Nov-2011 08:26 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
19-Jan-2014 17:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Nov-2017 11:05 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Dec-2017 05:39 Nepa Updated [Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]

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