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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238466
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:04-AUG-1942
Time:17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk Ic
Owner/operator:236 Squadron Royal Air Force (236 Sqn RAF)
Registration: T4715
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: 2 miles north of Ramsey, Isle of Man, -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Lyneham
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter 1c T4715, which crashed 2 miles north of Ramsey, Isle of Man, at 17:30 hrs on August 4th 1942. The Beaufighter was on a consumption test from Lyneham, and suffered a starboard engine failure at 9,000 feet, which resulted in a spin from which the pilot was unable to recover.
Crew:
P/O (J/7346) Wilbur Bernard SHERRY (pilot) R.C.A.F. - killed
Sgt (1059978) Ronald Alvis SHAW (Obs) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

AIR81/10656


Revision history:

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21-Jul-2020 21:44 Nepa Added [Operator]

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