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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17498
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 IF
Owner/operator:68 Squadron Royal Air Force (68 Sqn RAF)
Registration: V8253
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:North Sea, 23 miles NE of Happisburgh, Norfolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Coltishall
V8253 - Damaged by counter fire (Ju88). 1.5.1942
S/Ldr (83234) Vlastimil VESELƯ (cs.pilot) RAFVR - OK
F/O (104.601) James Fraser MONTGOMERIE (obs) - OK


History 68 Sqn RAF

Revision history:

21-Apr-2008 11:10 Nepa Added
26-Jun-2008 10:17 Nepa Updated
09-Jul-2008 22:40 Nepa Updated
17-Feb-2010 12:33 NePa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
16-Dec-2011 02:01 Anon. Updated [Location, Narrative]
28-Mar-2012 01:52 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Source]
28-Mar-2012 01:54 Nepa Updated [Phase]
28-Mar-2012 02:26 Anon. Updated [Phase]
14-Jun-2014 15:06 Nepa Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Oct-2014 14:24 Quentin Updated [Location, Narrative]

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