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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 257448
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 I
Owner/operator:25 Squadron Royal Air Force (25 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X7569
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Church Fenton
Beaufighter I X7569 (25 Sqdn) On 8th October 1942 the crew of this aircraft were having trouble with the propeller constant speed unit on one of the engines of their aircraft and the aircraft was flying too low as they approached for a night landing at RAF Church Fenton. The aircraft struck the chimney of a farm house around half a mile from the airfield and crashed at 21:08hrs, 08.10.1942
F/Sgt (1284380) Henry Lyons MIDDLEMAST (Pilot) RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt D McCRACKEN (obs.) RAF - seriously injured.


1.Beaufighter production list
2.ORB 25 Sqdn RAF

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04-May-2021 10:37 Nepa Added [Operator]

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