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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1753
Last updated: 20 July 2021
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Type:Boulton Paul Defiant TT Mk I
Owner/operator:777 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: DR884
MSN: 942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:In jungle 70 miles from Boffa, close to Cape Verde -   Sierra Leone
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Dakar
Destination airport:Freetown
DBR after running short of fuel & forcelanding in bush.
Sub.Lt. J.W. McGregor RNZN OK. - HMS Spurwing


Copy of Full written account by S/Lt McGregor. Given to me by his Son John McGregor on the 15-03-09.

Revision history:

09-Feb-2008 08:44 JINX Added
17-Mar-2009 04:08 fred tubb Updated
21-Jan-2012 06:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
21-Jan-2012 06:59 Nepa Updated [Operator]
09-Sep-2013 13:06 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]

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