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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 259913
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:23-AUG-1942
Time:
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: T4726
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Hornsea, Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Catfoss, East Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter T4726 was being flown on an Air to Air firing execise off Skipsea coast when it dived into ground near Hornsea. The aircraft had suffered a high speed stall which resulted in control being lost.23.8.1942
Crew:
Sgt (1237999) Robert JOYCE (Pilot) RAFVR - killed
P/O (119.444) Evelyn Arthur Crane DAWKINS (WOp) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=T4726
http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york42/t5145.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-May-2021 15:11 Nepa Added [Operator]

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