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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193635
Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Date:15-FEB-1940
Time:12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic bttl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Battle Mk I
Owner/operator:105 Squadron Royal Air Force (105 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9195
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Beausse, Maine-et-Loire -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Battle I K9195 of 105 Sqn RAF was wrecked at 1230 hrs in a forced-landing at Beausse, Maine-et-Loire, during a transit flight to Nantes. The pilot, Flg Off R N Wall, and his crew were unhurt. The wrecked aircraft was abandoned at No 21 Aircraft Depot, at Chateau Bougon, when the RAF left France in June 1940.

Sources:

"Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War, vol 1: Aircraft and Crew lost during 1939-1940", by W R Chorley. ISBN 0-904597-85-7
“The Battle of France Then and Now”, by Peter D. Cornwell. ISBN 9-781870-067652
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beausse

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Feb-2017 13:36 Laurent Rizzotti Added
16-Oct-2018 19:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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