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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 261792
Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Date:08-SEP-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:2 FPP ATA
Registration: X7640
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 miles SW of Capel Curig, Moel Siabod, Betws-y-Coed, Caernarvonshire, -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:RAF Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
Destination airport:RAF Sealand (30 MU RAF)
Narrative:
Beaufighter X7640 (2 Ferry Pilots Pool) aircraft accident at Moel Siabod, Betws-y-Coed, Caernarvonshire, Wales, 8.9.1941.
Crew:
First Officer (M.448) Vincent George GOVETT (pilot British Overseas Airways Corporation) ATA : killed;

Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/database/air81/index.php?qnum=8957
https://archive.atamuseum.org/personnel.php
https://www.afleetingpeace.org/the-ata/index.php
AIR81/8957


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2021 21:26 Nepa Added [Operator]

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