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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237784
Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Date:15-SEP-1940
Time:18:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:25 Squadron Royal Air Force (25 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R2067
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Layhams Farm near RAF Biggin Hill, London/Bromley, Kent, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Biggin Hill, Kent
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter R2067 (25 Sqn) aircraft crashed in Layhams Farm near Biggin Hill, 15 September 1940.
In the early evening of 15th September he was flying Beaufighter R2067 with crew 25 Sqn RAF
The aircraft crashed near Layhams Farm, NW of Biggin Hill at 18:20hrs and all three men on board were killed. It has never been established whether the crash was an accident or the result of enemy action. On that day Feldwebel Neuhoff of JG53 claimed a BBeaufighter destroyed but none was reported lost on the 15th.9.1940
Crew:
F/O (39419) Hugh Michael Stanford LAMBERT (Pilot) RAF : killed
F/O (33345) Miles John MILEY (Pilot) RAF: killed
LAC (915837) John Pile WYATT (AG.) RAFVR : killed

Sources:

http://www.bbm.org.uk/airmen/Lambert.htm
discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk C16472614
AIR81/3279


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jul-2020 17:49 Nepa Added [Operator]
03-Aug-2020 08:14 Nepa Updated [Time, Location, Narrative, Operator]
04-May-2021 09:50 Aardvark Updated [Location, Narrative, Operator]
04-May-2021 16:33 Faun Updated [Narrative, Operator]

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