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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180531
Last updated: 16 November 2021
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Type:Bristol Beaufort Mk I
Owner/operator:1 OADU Royal Air Force (1 OADU RAF)
Registration: AW288
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Roscroggan Chapel -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Portreath, Cornwall
Destination airport:Gibraltar
The aircraft crashed not long after take off. The cause of the crash is unknown.

Pilot: 778335 Flight Sergeant John Campbell Atkinson - Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard Row 1. Grave 21.
Observer:123055 Pilot Officer Frank Samuel Day - Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard Row 1. Grave 20.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:946939 Sergeant Charles Richard Taylor - Dawley Baptist Chapel Cemetery West Border, Grave 58.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1307669 Sergeant John Orford Twelvetrees - New Bolingbroke (St Peter) Churchyard


Revision history:

19-Oct-2015 19:21 gerard57 Added
16-Feb-2018 15:48 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 15:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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