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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89794
Last updated: 13 January 2022
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Date:10-MAY-1940
Time:05:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic bttl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Battle Mk I
Owner/operator:5/III/3 Aéronautique Militaire Belge
Registration: T-66
MSN: F.3266
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Belcele, municipality of Sint-Niklaas, East Flanders -   Belgium
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Belcele, East Flanders, Belgium
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Fairey Battle Mk.1 T-66: Destroyed by bombing 10 May 1940 at about 05:40 while parked at Belcele, Belgium. No crew fatalities, as the aircraft was unoccupied at the time.

Sources:

1. The Battle File (Sidney Shail, Air Britain, 1997 p.113)
2. http://www.belgian-wings.be/Webpages/Navigator/Photos/MilltaryPics/interbellum/Fairey%20Battle%20I/Fairey%20Battle%20I%20T-66.html
3. https://escertico.fandom.com/nl/wiki/Fairey_Battle
4. http://www.letletlet-warplanes.com/2018/07/30/the-fairey-battles-of-the-belgian-aeronautique-militaire/
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belsele


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Feb-2011 13:46 ThW Added
01-Jul-2019 02:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Oct-2020 22:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source]
01-Nov-2020 05:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Source]

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