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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237873
Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Date:21-MAR-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: R2070
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Manor Farm, Eastergate, Sussex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, West Sussex
Destination airport:RAF Tangmere
Narrative:
Beaufighter R2070 : 219 Sqdn RAF aircraft accident, 219 Squadron, 21.3.1941.
Beaufighter R2070 dived into the ground at Manor Farm, Eastergate, Sussex after stalling on on the approach to RAF Tangmere. 21.3.1940
Crew:
Sgt (742767) Victor David GEE (pilot) RAF : killed
Sgt C W DODGE (obs) RAF : injured

Sources:

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16689519
AIR81/5509


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jul-2020 08:25 Nepa Added [Operator]
05-May-2021 21:46 Adell Updated [Narrative, Operator]

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