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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158797
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIc
Owner/operator:TDU Royal Air Force (TDU RAF)
Registration: X8065
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alverstoke, Hampshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RNAS Gosport, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Beaufighter X8065 : Torpedo trials over Stokes Bay.
Port engine failed during turn to port at 200ft. Aircraft rolled inverted into sea.16.6.1942
F/O (82655) Michael Orme DAVENPORT (test pilot) RAFVR - killed
W/Cdr (05207) Richard Griffith SHAW (pilot CO TDU) RAF - killed


Revision history:

22-Aug-2013 07:45 Nepa Added
14-Sep-2013 01:54 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
24-Jan-2014 15:59 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
18-Mar-2015 13:06 Scout Updated [Location]
18-May-2021 11:16 Xindel Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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