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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238884
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Date:23-JUL-1941
Time:
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: T3304
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing - Mediterranean Sea -   Malta
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF ???
Destination airport:RAF ??? Malta
Narrative:
Beaufighter T3304 (272 Sqn) aircraft failed to return from a sea patrol off Cape Bon, Tunisia, 23 July 1941.
Bristol Beaufighter T3304 letter "H" was presumed shot down by an Italian Fiat Cr42 while it was on Convoy Escort Duty off Malta.
Crew:
Sgt W M DEAKIN: missing believed killed;
Sgt Clifford Franklyn JENKINS: missing believed killed;

Sources:

AIR81/7857


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Jul-2020 09:19 Nepa Added [Operator]
31-Jul-2020 09:33 Nepa Updated [Country, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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