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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237788
Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Date:17-DEC-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:219 (Mysore) Squadron Royal Air Force (219 (Mysore) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R2096
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Smiths Green Farm near RAF Debden, Essex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Redhill, Surrey
Destination airport:RAF Debden, Essex
Narrative:
Beaufighter R2096 spun in at Smiths Green Farm on the approach to RAF Debden. 17.12.1940
Crew:
P/O (44979) Frederick George NIGHTINGALE (Pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (1002658) George Mennie LESLIE (Obs) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16688699
AIR81/4601


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jul-2020 18:38 Nepa Added [Operator]
05-May-2021 21:26 MiG15 Updated [Location, Narrative, Operator]

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