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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 79141
Last updated: 10 August 2019
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Date:18-MAR-1917
Time:18:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2d
Owner/operator:13 Sqn RFC
Registration: 5750
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Boyelles, Pas-de-Calais department, Hauts-de-France region -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
18.3.17: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2d No.5750 from 13 Squadron, RFC. Shot down by air ace Werner Voss; aircrew and aircraft strafed on ground at Boyelles, a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France. (At approximate Coordinates: 5012′14″N 248′57″E). Of the two crew, Captain Guy Stafford Thorne Died Of Wounds; Second Lieutenant Philip Edward Hislop van Baerle taken as POW. The incident was Werner Voss' 19th 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://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/777456/thorne,-guy-stafford/
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyelles


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Feb-2019 22:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
06-Feb-2019 22:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
07-Feb-2019 05:18 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
08-Feb-2019 00:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration]

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