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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238069
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Date:28-SEP-1941
Time:
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: R2306
MSN: BQ-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Acton Turville, South Gloucestershire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Colerne, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter R2306 (600 Sqdn) aircraft accident, 28 September 1941.
28th September 1941 Whilst testing the stalling speed of a Beaufighter Mk V, he went into a spin and crashed near Acton Turville. His Radio Observer, Sgt. Ladymore, baled out safely.
Crew:
S/Ldr (90675) George Edward Thomas SCRASE (pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt. Ladymore (obs) RAFVR - baled out safely.

Sources:

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C17083933
AIR81/9183


Revision history:

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15-Jul-2020 10:45 Nepa Added [Operator]

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