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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1785
Last updated: 11 June 2020
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Date:10-AUG-1943
Time:
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant TT Mk I
Owner/operator:727 Sqn FAA RN
Registration: DS153
C/n / msn: 1054
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea, off Algiers -   Algeria
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Defiant's engine failed, and the aircraft was ditched in the sea.
Crew:
Sub-Lt. R.C. MATHE pilot) RNVR - rescued.
NA2c Frederick J. TAYLOR (AG) RN - missing, presumed killed.

http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1943-08AUG.htm

Sources:

Royal Navy Casualties-1943


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Feb-2008 08:24 JINX Added
21-Jan-2012 05:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
11-May-2015 02:56 angels one five Updated [Operator, Nature, Narrative]
11-May-2015 03:00 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-May-2015 06:08 Angel dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Narrative]

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