ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143960
Last updated: 18 April 2014
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Date:19-JUN-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth II
Owner/operator:RAF SF Coltishall
Registration: N6835
C/n / msn: 82084
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, 0.4 km N of Southwold, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Farnborough
Destination airport:RAF Coltishall
Narrative:
19/06/1941 Tiger Moth N6835 Mk.II Place of accident: North Sea, 0.4 km north of Southwold, Suffolk, England. Sgt. Vaclav Brejcha, 257 Squadron, was killed. The machine was on the strength of the Station Flight of the RAF squadron base in Coltishall. The machine came back from a flight from Farnborough to Coltishall, and was last seen at the above place of accident. Causes of the accident have not been elucidated. BrejchovŠ's body was washed up sea at Southwold 18.7 1941, and buried on 7.21 1941 in the cemetery in Scottow in Norfolk

Sources:
Source: Aggressive in Defence - The Aircraft of RAF Coltishall 1940 - 2006 by R.H.Vernon 2005
http://flymag.cz/article.php?id=6171
http://cz-raf.hyperlink.cz/Bio/brejcha.html
http://aces.safarikovi.org/biography/cz/cz/brejcha.html
http://www.dehavilland.ukf.net/p820.htm
http://wp.scn.ru/en/ww2/o/302/9/0
http://www.bbm.org.uk/Brejcha.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2012 13:38 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2013 02:21 n Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
05-Apr-2013 08:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
08-Sep-2013 03:58 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
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