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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238882
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 Ic
Owner/operator:272 Sqn RAF
Registration: T3317
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Jerez. -   Spain
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Portreath, Cornwall
Destination airport:RAF North Front, Gibraltar
Beaufighter T3317 (272 Sqn) aircraft force landed in Jerez Spain. 25 May 1941.
They must have been released relatively quickly as S/Ldr. Fletcher, a Canadian, was in action again on 28th July 1941, when as CO of 272 Squadron he led an attack on Borizo airfield in Sicily.
S/Ldr A W Fletcher: interned.
Sgt G Sproates: interned.
Sgt. Gallimore: interned
Sgt. C A Ream: interned.



Revision history:

31-Jul-2020 09:14 Nepa Added [Operator]

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