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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238593
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk Ic
Owner/operator:2 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (2 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: T4798
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Catfoss, East Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Catfoss, East Yorskhire
Destination airport:RAF Catfoss
Beaufighter T4798, 2 Coastal Operational Training Unit, aircraft accident near Catfoss, Yorkshire, 8.5.1942.
Aircraft suffered a failure of the port engine when the pilot was undertaking a training flight, after it overshot it's first landing at Catfoss the aircraft stalled and spun into ground. It was thought that the aircraft climbed too steeply after the overshoot and had initially overshot because another aircraft was too close to this and was attempting to land in front of this aircraft at the time.
Sgt (1212379) Lionel Leslie CARTWRIGHT (pilot) RAFVR : killed
Sgt (1181842) Maurice Howard VINCENT (obs.) RAFVR : killed


Revision history:

25-Jul-2020 07:44 Nepa Added [Operator]
18-Jul-2021 21:20 Anon. Updated [Location, Operator]

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