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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16098
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Type:Bristol Beaufort Mk I
Owner/operator:5 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (5 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: L4515
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea off the coast of Ayrshire, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Turnberry
Destination airport:RAF Turnberry
Failed to return from a local training flight.
The Beaufort was seen to crash in the sea about 30 minutes after taking off.

Sgt Howard Roy Fidgin RAFVR missing, presumed killed.

Howard Fidgin is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.


Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999

RAF Casualties-1942

Revision history:

19-Mar-2008 23:22 JINX Added
18-Jun-2013 17:21 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
18-Jun-2013 17:34 angels one five Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Jun-2013 07:18 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
19-Aug-2013 01:23 angels one five Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
27-Nov-2018 19:40 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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