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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238359
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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Date:27-AUG-1941
Time:15:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:143 Squadron Royal Air Force (143 Sqn RAF)
Registration: T3311
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tillery House, near Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Dyce, Aberdeen
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter T3311 (143 Sqdn) aircraft accident at Tillery near Aberdeen. 27 August 1941
On Wednesday the 27th of August 1941 at 15:50hrs,. Two 143 Sqn Beaufighter aircraft appeared over Udny Station, Aberdeenshire. The two aircraft came into contact with each other causing Beaufighter T3311 to lose control. The aircraft plummet to the ground striking a tree before crashing into the grounds of Tillery House near Udny.
Crew:
Pilot Officer John Mannington Sayers (pilot) RAFVR : killed
Sergeant Arthur Aspinall Catton(obs) RAFVR : killed;

Sources:

AIR81/8616


Revision history:

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19-Jul-2020 16:13 Nepa Added [Operator]

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