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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238230
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Date:17-MAY-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk Ic
Owner/operator:252 Sqn RAF
Registration: T3228
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Heliopolis. -   Greece
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter T3228 (252 Sqdn); aircraft crashed at Heliopolis, Greece. Shot down by flak attacking Hassani airfield. 17 May 1941.
Crew:
Flying Officer P S Hirst (pilot) : killed
Sergeant E R Payton (obs) : killed

Sources:

http://aviationarchaeology.gr/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Beaufighter-losses-in-Greece-1941-19464.pdf
AIR81/6533


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jul-2020 09:48 Nepa Added [Operator]
02-Aug-2020 16:21 Xindel XL Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]

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