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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163711
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:600 (City of London) Squadron Royal Air Force (600 (City of London) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R2158
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Prestwick, South Ayrshire
Destination airport:
Beaufighter R2158 "Unfortunately one of the Beaus was lost when Gp/Capt Rogers of 13 Group flew from Prestwick, with Sgt Lawson as his operator. The aircraft crashed into the sea, rge pilot drowned, Lawson survived"
Beaufighter I.F R2158 of 600 Sqn ditched off Prestwick
G/Cpt (15128) John Barker Hereward ROGERS (pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (551537) Peter Turner LAWSON (obs) RAF - OK

ORB 600 Sqdn RAF

Revision history:

04-Feb-2014 19:20 Nepa Added
26-Jul-2020 08:27 Xindel XL Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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