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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70054
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIF
Owner/operator:2 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (2 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: T5259
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kirburn, Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Catfoss, Yorkshire
Destination airport:
T5259 - Crashed on take-off Kirburn. 10.10.1942
Sgt (656403) Robert Adair STRANG (pilot) RAFVR - killed
P/O (103746) Reginald Charles FOURNISS (obs.) RAFVR - killed


Beaufighter production list

Revision history:

12-Nov-2009 11:55 NePa Added
10-Mar-2010 20:50 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
08-Nov-2011 08:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
07-Jul-2014 03:38 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
07-Aug-2014 18:30 Digger Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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