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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52988
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Type:Bristol Beaufort Mk II
Owner/operator:86 Squadron Royal Air Force (86 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AW273
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Thorney Island, Sussex
Destination airport:
Shot down during an attack on Gneisenau and Scharnhorst during Operation Fuller.

Call Sign: BX-G
Takeoff time: 16:10
Pilot S/L. T.I. Mathewson 33323 RAF Den Haag 2 24
Observer F/O. W.H. Stephens 89633 RAF Hoek van Holland F 24
Wo ag F/Sgt. R.E. Howett 751101 RAF Runnymede Memorial 74
Wo ag Sgt. E. Young 552513 RAF Runnymede Memorial 97


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
11-Feb-2017 19:18 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2018 21:39 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2018 13:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
04-Nov-2019 18:00 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn]

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