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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 262068
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:26-NOV-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIF
Owner/operator:248 Squadron Royal Air Force (248 Sqn RAF)
Registration: EL263
MSN: WR-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter VI EL263/P : T/o at 11:57 hrs for on a interception patrol mission. Lost the duel with 2x Fw 190 and 3x Arado Ar 196. Failed return, Missing. 1942-11-26
Crew:
Sgt (1283204) Roy Thomas BALDWIN (pilot) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (1495740) Willie HAIGH (obs.) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=EL263
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/air27/index.php?qnum=248&qdate=1942-11-26


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-May-2021 21:24 Nepa Added [Operator]

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