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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1611
Last updated: 25 June 2017
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Date:10-JAN-1942
Time:2258
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:153 Sqn RAF
Registration: T3931
C/n / msn: 471
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Irish Sea, southeast Ballyhalbert, Northern Ireland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ballyhalbert
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 10 January 1942 the Defiant I T3921 of 153 Sqn RAF took off from Ballyhalbert, Northern Ireland, for an evening patrol. Control was lost and the aircraft crashed into the sea southeast Ballyhalbert at 2258 hrs.

Crew (both killed):
Sgt Robert WiIkinson Foreman (pilot, 1052298 R.A.F.V.R. Age 20)
Sgt Ralph Henry John Winter (air gunner, 1386870 R.A.F.V.R.)

Sources:

http://www.aircrewremembrancesociety.com/raf1942/foreman.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Ballyhalbert
http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=54.496,-5.47&spn=0.01,0.01&t=m&q=54.496,-5.47


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Feb-2008 12:16 JINX Added
19-Jan-2012 14:31 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
10-Jan-2017 09:46 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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