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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 136913
Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Date:25-MAR-1940
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic bttl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Battle Mk I
Owner/operator:103 Squadron Royal Air Force (103 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9269
MSN: KM-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bétheniville Airbase, Marne, about 17 miles East of Reims -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bétheniville Airbase, Marne
Destination airport:Bétheniville Airbase, Marne
Narrative:
Returned to Bétheniville tail and port wing damaged by AA fire during leaflet raid on Frankfurt 1.10 a.m. Sergeant C. D. Perry, Sergeant Davison, and AC A. R. Layfield unhurt. Aircraft repairable.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976)
2. The Battle File (Sidney Shail, Air Britain, 1997 p 132)
3. http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=24900


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jun-2011 02:07 ThW Added
21-Jan-2012 07:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
29-Jun-2019 19:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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