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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238806
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:05-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk Ic
Owner/operator:272 Sqn RAF
Registration: T4839
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Jalo -   Libya
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:LG 229 RAF Idku, Egypt
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter T4839, 272 Sqn; aircraft hit by enemy anti aircraft fire over Gialo Aerodrome, Libya and crashed near Jalo, Libya, 5 April 1942.
Crew:
Flying Officer G M GEE: POW
Sergeant J B GILL : POW

Sources:

AIR81/13213


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jul-2020 16:53 Nepa Added [Operator]
11-Sep-2020 20:02 BlB Updated [Narrative, Operator]

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