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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238179
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:21-OCT-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IVF
Owner/operator:29 Squadron Royal Air Force (29 Sqn RAF)
Registration: V8229
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Udimore, 2 miles WNW of Winchelsea, Sussex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF West Malling, Kent
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter V8229 (29 Sqn RAF) Udimore, 2 miles WNW of Winchelsea, Sussex, shot down by AA. 21.10.1942
Crew:
Sgt (1196436) Harold Leonard Kerr WRIGHT (Pilot) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (1129335) Alfred Harold AKESTER (obs.) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

1.http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=V8229
2.Beaufighter production list
3.ORB 29 Sqdn RAF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jul-2020 08:54 Nepa Added [Operator]
05-May-2021 16:29 MiG15 Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
05-May-2021 16:34 MiG21 Updated [Total fatalities, Operator]

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