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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238605
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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Date:09-SEP-1941
Time:20:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IIF
Owner/operator:409 (Nighthawk) Sqn RCAF
Registration: R2469
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Metheringham, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coleby Grange, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Coleby Grange
Narrative:
Beaufighter R2469 (409 Sqn) aircraft accident at Metheringham landing ground, Lincolnshire, 2.9.1941
aircraft stalled during a low altitude left hand turn whilst on approach to land at Coleby Grange. This caused the aircraft to nose dive into the ground on the Bloxholme road.
Crew:
W/Cdr (C/170) Norman Bredsgaard PETERSEN (pilot) RCAF : killed
P/O (46328) Arthur Noel SLATER (obs) RAF : killed;

Sources:

AIR81/8814


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jul-2020 09:53 Nepa Added [Operator]

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