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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263577
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk Ic
Owner/operator:31 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A19-46
MSN: (ex.T5052)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:the Timor Sea. off Batoe Poetih, Timor Island. -   Australia
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAAF Coomalie Creek, NT
Destination airport:
Beafighter Mk.1c A19-46 (ex.T5052) 31 Sqdn.RAAF
Wing tip struck water during a steep turn whilst evading enemy aircraft and crashed into the Timor Sea. off Batoe Poetih, Timor Island. 17/11/1942
S/Ldr (Aus.177) Douglas Carson RIDING (pilot) RAAF - killed
W/O (Aus.1831) Robert Douglas CLARKE (nav.) RAAF - killed.


Revision history:

03-Jun-2021 17:16 Nepa Added [Operator]

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