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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238180
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:17-NOV-1942
Time:16:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:29 Squadron Royal Air Force (29 Sqn RAF)
Registration: V8380
MSN: RO-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Halstead, Kent, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF West Malling, Kent
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter V8380 crashed into ground from 1500 feet during a test flight. 1942-11-17
Crew:
F/O (104585) George PEPPER DFC & Bar (Canad. pilot) RAFVR - killed
P/O (127791) Joseph Henry TOONE (Obs) RAFVR - killed
Cpl (R/102594) John Henry Cameron EMBURY ( radio mech & friend of pilot) RCAF - killed

Sources:

1.http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq- V8380
2.Beaufighter production list
3.ORB 29 Sqdn RAF
4.https://www.rcafassociation.ca/heritage/search-awards/?search=104585&searchfield=servicenumber&type=all
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/wardead/details.php?qnum=70643
https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2654545


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jul-2020 08:57 Nepa Added [Operator]
11-Dec-2020 21:37 tachel Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
12-Dec-2020 17:22 tachel Updated [Narrative]
05-May-2021 16:44 MiG15 Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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