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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185758
Last updated: 11 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 VIF
Owner/operator:255 Squadron Royal Air Force (255 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X7934
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF High Ercall, Shropshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF High Ercall
Beaufighter X7934 - the forced landing a nearly-new Beau following a Hercules engine failure. No crash this time though; the better single-engine handling characteristics of the Mk.VI aircraft may well have played their part. A successful return to base on one engine, in the dark. 29.4.1942
P/O (67602) Arthur William WOOLLEY (pilot) RAF - Ok
Sgt (NZ40719) Arthur Stapley CUTFIELD (obs.) RNZAF - Ok


RAF 255 Sqn ORB

Revision history:

23-Mar-2016 18:17 Nepa Added
23-Mar-2016 20:57 Next Updated [Narrative]
15-Dec-2017 20:40 Red Dragon Updated [Cn]
15-Dec-2017 20:40 Red Dragon Updated [Operator]
17-Dec-2017 04:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]

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