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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150871
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:11-MAY-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:29 Squadron Royal Air Force (29 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R2245
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF West Malling, Kent, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Debden, Essex
Destination airport:RAF West Malling, Kent
Narrative:
Beaufighter R2245, crashed on the approach to West Malling, having been damaged by return fire from an enemy bomber. 11.5.1941
Crew:
P/O (65990) Peter Foster FREER (pilot) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (801551) Victor John WINGFIELD (obs) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

http://www.unithistories.com/officers/RAFVR_officers_F01.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Nov-2012 14:18 Nepa Added
18-Mar-2015 12:09 AlLah Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
16-Jul-2020 19:28 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Narrative, Operator]
18-May-2021 16:34 Anon. Updated [Location, Operator]

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