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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139962
Last updated: 18 June 2018
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Type:Bristol Beaufighter Mk VI
Owner/operator:5 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (5 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: JL835
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Firth of Clyde, sea nr RAF Turnberry, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Turnberry
(37744) S/Ldr John Allen BATESON (Flng/Instr) RAF - possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea on the approach to Turnberry following a loss of power.


Revision history:

19-Nov-2011 03:06 Nepa Added
20-Jul-2014 13:26 HB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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