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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143960
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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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:Coltishall SF Royal Air Force (Coltishall SF RAF)
Registration: N6835
MSN: 82084
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, 1/4 mile north of Southwold, Suffolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Farnborough, Hampshire
Destination airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Narrative:
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth MSN 82084 (Gipsy Major #81005): Taken on charge as N6835 at 6 MU RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire 23.5.39. To 20 E&RFTS Gravesend, Kent 11.7.39; coded ‘U’. To 14 EFTS Elmdon 15.10.39. Crashed 26.9.40; to DH for repairs 5.10.40; to 24 MU Ternhill 22.12.40 after repairs. To Station Flight Coltishall/257 Squadron 11.6.41. Dived into North Sea between Southwold & Lowestoft, 1/4 mile North of Southwold, Suffolk, 19.6.1941.
Crew:
Sgt (787506) Václav BREJCHA (Cs.pilot) of 257 Sqdn RAF - killed in service 19.6.41.

Sources:

1. Aggressive in Defence - The Aircraft of RAF Coltishall 1940 - 2006 by R.H.Vernon 2005
2. https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16756329
3. https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2764369/VACLAV%20BREJCHA/
4. http://flymag.cz/article.php?id=6171
5. https://www.bcsa.co.uk/never-forgotten/
6. http://aces.safarikovi.org/biography/cz/cz/brejcha.html
7. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/p820.html
8. http://wp.scn.ru/en/ww2/o/302/9/0
9. http://www.bbm.org.uk/airmen/Brejcha.htm
10. https://air-britain.com/pdfs/production-lists/DH82.pdf
11. http://aircrewremembered.com/brejcha-vaclav.html
12. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southwold

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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]
03-Dec-2018 16:24 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
31-May-2019 19:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Nov-2019 09:13 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-Aug-2021 09:50 MamaMia Updated [Narrative, Operator]
07-Aug-2021 20:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative, Category]
07-Aug-2021 20:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
07-Aug-2021 21:06 BlBE Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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