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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70280
Last updated: 8 October 2019
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Date:05-JUN-1942
Time:03:59
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:219 (Mysore) Squadron Royal Air Force (219 (Mysore) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R2267
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Boxgrove Sussex about 2 miles North of RAF Tangmere. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere
Destination airport:
Narrative:
T/o for Searchlight Co-operation. Crashed at Boxgrove Sussex about 2 miles North of RAF Tangmere
Crew:
Pilot:1380996 Sgt James Kenneth Smee - Hayes and Harlington (Cherry Lane) Churchyard Sec. R.C.1. Grave L.3.
Navigator:926261 Sgt Claude Stanley Bassett - Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery Row S.E. Grave 3.

Sources:

Beaufighter production list
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fu_ZSNIFFTI&feature=youtu.be
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Dec-2009 06:01 NePa Added
24-Feb-2010 03:32 NePa Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
20-Aug-2013 14:40 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2014 15:26 DG333 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
10-Jan-2018 18:46 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2018 09:48 XindelX Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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