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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16044
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:24-JUN-1942
Time:
Type:Bristol Beaufort Mk I
Owner/operator:5 OTU Royal Air Force (5 OTU RAF)
Registration: L4459
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:10 miles S of Girvan, Ayrshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Chivenor
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spun into sea 10 miles South of Girvan, Ayrshire.Only Sgt Smit was killed. The rest of the crew survived.

Crew
778643 Sgt Jacob Lettersteid Smit (Southern Rhodesia) - killed

Sources:

CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Mar-2008 04:58 JINX Added
14-Jun-2008 21:19 JINX Updated
21-Jan-2018 14:26 Red Dragon Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2018 17:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]

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