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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52489
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 VIc
Owner/operator:236 Squadron Royal Air Force (236 Sqn RAF)
Registration: EL447
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 15 km north of Ameland. -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF North Coates, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Beaufighter EL447 T/o at 17:14hrs for Operation Strike. Hit the water.
F/O (121.418) E.B. Williams (pilot) RAFVR - killed
P/O (130.453) D.G. Wilmer (obs) RAFVR - killed

Air Britain: EL447 236/9 OTU.
ORB 236 Sqdn RAF

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
08-Nov-2011 08:24 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
09-May-2013 05:45 Anon. Updated [Source]
10-Feb-2014 21:15 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Narrative]
20-Oct-2017 14:08 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Oct-2017 12:01 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2020 18:43 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities]

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