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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232082
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:18-MAR-1942
Time:
Type:Bristol Beaufort Mk I
Owner/operator:86 Squadron Royal Air Force (86 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W6474
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:4
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Cape Espichel -   Portugal
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:UK
Destination airport:Gibraltar
Narrative:
Last seen off the Cape of Espichel near Lisbon . Disappeared. 4 crew lost.
Pilot - 400161 P/O W.A. Thornton RAAF
Navigator - J/3276 F/O E.P. Brinkworth RCAF
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner - 977612 Sgt A. L. Brigstocke RAFVR
Air Gunner - 1161242 Sgt C.N.B. Bohling RAFVR

Sources:

https://www.bombercommandmuseumarchives.ca/canadaairwar/canadaairwar1942.pdf
https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/1530439
https://www.ancestry.ca/interactive/9145/42127_83024005506_0457-00146/49126?backUrl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.ca%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3f_phsrc%3dknp350%26_phstart%3dsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3dtrue%26indiv%3d1%26dbid%3d9145%26cp%3d0%26_F4E2F07A%3dj3276%26new%3d1%26rank%3d1%26uidh%3dv66%26redir%3dfalse%26msT%3d1%26gss%3dangs-d%26pcat%3d39%26fh%3d0%26h%3d49126%26recoff%3d%26ml_rpos%3d1&ssrc=&rdb=CANWWIIkia&st=r&_ga=2.160062014.28335264.1578767039-1809090289.1563720649#?imageId=42127_83024005506_0457-00179
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=w6474
https://www.romlandau.org


Images:


Sgt. Andrew L. Brigstocke RAFVR England 1941

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jan-2020 20:00 tachel Added
12-Jan-2020 20:03 tachel Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2020 20:43 tachel Updated [Source, Narrative]
05-Mar-2021 18:44 David Denison Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative, Photo]

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