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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 259495
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:13-NOV-1942
Time:13:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IIF
Owner/operator:54 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (54 OTU RAF)
Registration: T3359
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Kettleshiel Farm, Polwarth, Berwickshire, Scotland. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Charterhall, Berwickshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter IIf T3359 (damaged Cat A) collided with Beaufighter IIF R2378 (also of 54 OTU) at 13.50 hrs. 1942-11-13
Aircrafts carrying out A.I. Interception Exercise
Crew of T3359:
Sgt (106598) William Horace VINCENT (Pupil Pilot) RAFVR - Uninj.
P/O David Alexander THORPE (Pupil Nav/Rad.) TAF - Uninj.

Crew of R2378:
Sgt (Aus401729) Clarence Leonord HUTCHESSON (pilot) RAAF - killed
Sgt (1324830) Hal Michael RIKARD-BELL (Wop/AG) RAFVR - killed
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Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=T3359
Beaufighter production list


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-May-2021 20:20 Nepa Added [Operator]
09-May-2021 20:35 Anon. Updated [Damage, Operator]

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