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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21497
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:68 Squadron Royal Air Force (68 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X7554
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF High Ercall, Shropshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF High Ercall, Salop
Destination airport:RAF High Ercall
Beaufighter X7554 crashed, undercarriage failed. Hit rim of runway during single engined practice flight,swung into pile of earth and undercarriage collapsed. 8.7.1941
F/Lt (39110) Derik Sydney PAIN DFC AFC (pilot) RAF - ok
Sgt (963253) John Victor BRIGGS (obs) RAFVR - ok


History 68 Sqn RAF
ORB 68 Sqdn RAF

Revision history:

26-Jun-2008 21:22 Nepa Added
17-Feb-2010 10:24 NePa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
01-Nov-2010 15:37 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2012 01:46 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Jun-2014 14:43 Nepa Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
13-Nov-2014 17:39 DB Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2019 12:26 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
18-May-2021 17:21 Anon. Updated [Location, Operator]

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