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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150855
Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Date:08-FEB-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:219 (Mysore) Squadron Royal Air Force (219 (Mysore) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R2074
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gumber Farm, Slindon, Sussex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter R2074, cause was never discovered though the aircraft had earlier reported being full of smoke. 8.2.1941
Crew:
P/O (42224) Geoffrey Mons HEAD (Pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (1003600) Ronald Frank WILLIS (obs) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (613302)Terry le DONG (Wop) RAF - killed.

Sources:

1.https://slindonatwarmyblog.wordpress.com/crashed-ww2-planes-gumber-airfield.
2.http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=R2074


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Nov-2012 10:54 Nepa Added
20-Aug-2013 14:38 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
11-Nov-2014 15:27 Digger Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
05-May-2021 21:54 Digger Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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