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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237872
Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Date:13-FEB-1941
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: R2120
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Partridge Green, Sussex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, West Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter R2120 : 219 Sqdn RAF aircraft accident, 219 Squadron, 13.2.1941.
On 13th February 1941 Gee was on a night exercise when his aircraft began to vibrate violently. He and his radar operator baled out safely and their Beaufighter, R2120, crashed at Partridge Green, Sussex.
Crew:
Sgt Victor David GEE (pilot) : uninjured
Sgt J.C. HAIR (obs) : injured

Sources:

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16689519
AIR81/5421


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jul-2020 08:18 Nepa Added [Operator]

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