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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 99524
Last updated: 30 October 2019
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Date:15-JUN-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:235 Squadron Royal Air Force (235 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X8078
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea -   Malta
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crew:
Sgt (1021687) Cecil George ARMITAGE (pilot) RAFVR - POW He was rescued from the see by an Italian flying boat and taken prisoner in the North of Italy and from there effected an escape back to friendly lines.
Sgt (917130) Charles William HECTOR (obs.) RAFVR - losing his life.

Sources:

Beaufighter production list


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jan-2015 22:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jan-2015 22:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Apr-2015 16:40 Repac Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
08-Jul-2016 13:06 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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