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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53056
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Type:Bristol Beaufort Mk I
Owner/operator:217 Squadron Royal Air Force (217 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AW236
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea -
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:RAF Manston, Kent
Destination airport:
The aircraft failed to return from a coastal patrol. Two of the crew are missing in action:

Pilot S/Ldr. G.C. Halley 75362 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 28
Observer P/O. C. McLean 60787 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 33
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. D.L. Heald 942529 RAF / Bergen (Noord-Holland) cemetery; grave 1 D 2
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. F. Childs 955494 RAF / Bergen (Noord-Holland) cemetery; grave 1 D 1


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
13-Apr-2020 06:01 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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