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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231492
Last updated: 15 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:404 (Buffalo) Sqn RCAF
Registration: V8211
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Bucksburn, Aberdeen, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAF Dyce, Aberdeenshire
Destination airport:
Beaufighter V8211 for unknown cause nosed over and dived into the ground just after take offon a night flight near Bucksburn, Aberdeen, Scotland. The aircraft crashed between a farm house and the barn, aircraft burned on impact, crew did not survive.
P/O (J/17054) J.V. ENSON (pilot) RCAF - killed
Sgt (922231) J.B. ELDER (obs) RAFVR - killed


Revision history:

17-Dec-2019 04:14 tachel Added
17-Jan-2021 22:07 fanda Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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