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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69811
Last updated: 15 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 IF
Owner/operator:25 Squadron Royal Air Force (25 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X7620
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pilsgate, Barnack Road, 1.5 mile NE of RAF Wittering, Northamptonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Wittering, Northamptonshire
Destination airport:RAF Wittering
Beaufighter X7620 - The airfield made a very steep left hand turn to approach the aerodrome at about 200 feed, levelled up and immediately went into a steep right hand turn. The aircraft stalled and struck the ground. 12.10.1941
P/O (43342) Robert Geofrey SETCHELL (pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (930142) Percival Harry Clifford WINDETT (obs) RAFVR - killed
AC2 (1277269) Henry Keith Burton STEWART (mech.) RAFVR - killed


1.Beaufighter production list
2.ORB 25 Sqdn RAF

Revision history:

04-Nov-2009 09:13 NePa Added
08-Nov-2011 09:50 Nepa Updated [Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
09-May-2013 06:54 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2015 21:29 Pepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-May-2021 10:01 DB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]
05-May-2021 10:17 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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