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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89087
Last updated: 31 August 2019
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Date:19-JUL-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:OADF Royal Air Force (OADF RAF)
Registration: T3296
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eastern Atlantic Ocean, between Portreath, Cornwall and Gibraltar -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:RAF Portreath, Cornwall
Destination airport:RAF North Front, Gibraltar
Narrative:
T3296 of the OADF (Overseas Aircraft Delivery Flight) west missing in the Eastern Atlantic betwen Portreath, Cornwall and Gibraltar 19.7.1941. Both crew were MIA (missing in action):
Crew:
F/Sgt (565965) Reginald Cyril SMITH (pilot 143 Sqn) RAF - MIA/presumed KIA
F/Sgt (651871) Ronald A. WILLIAMS (navigator 272 Sqn) RAF - MIA/presumed KIA

Sources:

1. http://www.hrmtech.com/SIG/losses.asp
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/archive/09913.php
3. http://bbm.org.uk/SmithRC.htm
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20160812033524/http://www.rafdavidstowmoor.org:80/crash-log/view-1941-crash-log


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jan-2011 13:38 ThW Added
06-Feb-2011 09:08 Nepa Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
08-May-2011 15:14 stevekerss Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2011 14:23 stevekerss Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport]
19-May-2011 04:57 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
10-Dec-2012 11:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2013 17:15 Nepa Updated [Operator]
08-Jul-2014 11:37 Shout Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jan-2015 21:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Mar-2015 12:13 SIS07 Updated [Narrative]

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