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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238066
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Date:22-AUG-1941
Time:23:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IIF
Owner/operator:600 (City of London) Squadron Royal Air Force (600 (City of London) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R2300
MSN: BQ-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:sea near RAF Predannack, Cornwall, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Predannack, Cornwall
Destination airport:RAF Predennack
Narrative:
Beaufighter R2300 (600 Sqdn) aircraft struck sea after approach 22 August 1941.
Crew:
F/Sgt (741593) Bernard MARTIN (pilot) RAF : missing believed killed;
Sgt (1050686) Alexander SMITH (obs) RAFVR : missing believed killed;

Sources:

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C17083933
AIR81/10966


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jul-2020 10:08 Nepa Added [Operator]
06-May-2021 21:13 DG333 Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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