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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238081
Last updated: 8 September 2021
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Date:29-MAY-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IIF
Owner/operator:32 Maintenance Unit Royal Air Force (32 MU RAF)
Registration: R2324
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Llanbethery, Vale of Glamorgan; Wales. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF St.Athan, Vale of Glamorgan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter R2324 (32 Maintenance Unit) broke up in flight near Llanbethery, Vale of Glamorgan.29.5.1941.
Pilot he was lucky to escape by parachute when a Beaufighter of 32 MU started to break up following a dive.
Crew:
LAC (572828) William Sydney Dennis JAMES (pass) RAFVR : killed
Corporal (571753) Walter James Newton WARREN (pass) RAFVR: killed
P/O (89621) Reginald William SHEPPARD (pilot) RAFVR - injured;

Sources:

AIR81/6675


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jul-2020 14:49 Nepa Added [Operator]

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