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Last updated: 25 June 2019
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Date:Wednesday 8 July 1942
Type:de Havilland DH.86 Express
Operator:Royal Navy - Fleet Air Arm (FAA)
Registration: AX840
C/n / msn: 2314
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Bell Rock, Scotland (   United Kingdom)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The DH.86 was struck by fire from a gunfire from a Royal Navy minesweeper which was doing a training exercise over a mile away.

Sources:
» Fleet Air Arm Archive


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