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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69811
Last updated: 3 October 2019
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Date:12-OCT-1941
Time:17:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:25 Squadron Royal Air Force (25 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X7620
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:at Pilsgate, Barnack Road, 1.5 mile NE of RAF stn Wittering, Northampt -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Wittering, Northamptonshire
Destination airport:RAF Wittering
Narrative:
X7620 - The airfield made a very steep left hand turn to approach the aerodrome at about 200 feed, levelled up and immediately went into a steep right hand turn. The aircraft stalled and struck the ground. 12.10.1941
Crew:
P/O (43342) Robert Geofrey SETCHELL (pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (930142) Percival Harry Clifford WINDETT (obs) RAFVR - killed
AC2 (1277269) Henry Keith Burton STEWART (mech.) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

Beaufighter production list
CWGC:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2009 09:13 NePa Added
08-Nov-2011 09:50 Nepa Updated [Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
09-May-2013 06:54 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2015 21:29 Pepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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