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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 260251
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:21-AUG-1942
Time:21:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:600 (City of London) Squadron Royal Air Force (600 (City of London) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X8006
MSN: BQ-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing - English Channel -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Predannack, Cornwall
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter X8006 crashed into the English channel 2 miles NE of Lizard Police house. The aircraft submerged and the two crew are missing presumed drowned. 21/08/1942
Crew.
P/O (47362) Harry Waldo YIELDER (Pilot) RAF - killed
Sgt (1335245) Leslie George PEACOCK (Obs.) RAF - killed

Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=X8006
http://www.rafdavidstowmoor.com/clog42.html
Beaufighter production list


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-May-2021 08:36 Nepa Added [Operator]

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