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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 79123
Last updated: 6 November 2019
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Date:24-MAR-1917
Time:16:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2d
Owner/operator:8 Sqn RFC
Registration: 5769
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Boileux-Boiry, 6 miles S of Arras, Pas-de-Calais department, Hauts-de- -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
24.3.17: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2d No.5769 from 8 Squadron, RFC. Shot down by air ace Werner Voss over Boileux-Boiry, a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France, 6 miles (10 km) south of Arras (at approximate Coordinates: 5012′39″N 246′57″E). The crew - Lieutenant Hugh Norton and Second Lieutenant Reginald Alfred William Tillett - were both KIA (killed In Action). The incident was Werner Voss' 22nd victory in air to air combat

Sources:

1. http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/index.php
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_victories_of_Werner_Voss
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boisleux-au-Mont
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/91523/norton,-hugh/
5. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/91813/tillett,-/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Feb-2019 22:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2019 05:18 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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