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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193637
Last updated: 4 June 2020
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Date:07-FEB-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth II
Owner/operator:2 EFTS Royal Air Force (2 EFTS RAF)
Registration: T7160
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:in the River Severn at Worcester, Worcestershire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Tiger Moth II T7160 of 2 EFTS RAF hit HT wires and crashed in the River Severn at Worcester. The pilot, Plt Off Benjamin Gordon Baring-Gould was killed, but his pupil LAC J Thompson survived.

Sources:

http://www.couplandbell.com/marg/crashes1941.htm
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?2393-Unaccounted-airmen-7-2-1941
https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2712436/BARING-GOULD,%20BENJAMIN%20GORDON
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worcester
http://www.maplandia.com/united-kingdom/england/west-midlands/worcestershire-county/worcester/


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16-Feb-2017 13:37 Laurent Rizzotti Added

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