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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158994
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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Date:14-AUG-1941
Time:14:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk Ic
Owner/operator:2 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (2 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: T4652
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Gransmoor, East Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Catfoss, Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter T4652 - On a test flight, alone Sgt. Jenkins was testing the effects of the removal of the bomb rails on the wings. During the flight he made several steep turns, some landings and flying on one engine. During one of the turns one engine came away which made the aircraft spin from which Sgt. Jenkins could not recover. 14.8.1941
Crew:
Sgt (Aus400474) Douglas Vaughan JENKINS (pilot) RAAF - Killed

Sources:

http://aircrewremembered.com/jenkins-douglas.html
AIR81/9274


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Aug-2013 17:16 Nepa Added
18-Mar-2015 12:16 AlLah Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
19-Mar-2017 11:40 rvargast17 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
20-Jul-2020 09:50 MiG15 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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