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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237794
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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Date:21-NOV-1940
Time:
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: R2068
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Missing - English Channel. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, West Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter R2068 (25 Sqdn) crashed into the sea after taking off from RAF Tangmere in thick fog. 21.11.1940
Crew:
P/O (44403) Ernest William John MONK (pilot) RAF : killed
Sgt (548940) Edwin POWELL (obs) RAF : killed

Sources:

1.http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16688415
2.http://www.bbm.org.uk/airmen/PowellE.htm
3.AIR81/4317


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jul-2020 21:15 Nepa Added [Operator]
28-Jul-2020 16:06 Yarbi Updated [Phase, Narrative, Operator]
06-Aug-2020 21:58 TB Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
04-May-2021 09:54 DB Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]

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