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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 79328
Last updated: 7 April 2019
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Date:01-APR-1917
Time:11:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2e
Owner/operator:15 Sqn RFC
Registration: 2561
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:E of St. Leger, Pas-de-Calais department, Hauts-de-France region -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
1.4.17: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c No.2561 from 15 Squadron. Shot down by air ace Werner Voss; aircraft strafed on ground, East of Saint-Léger, a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. (At approximate Coordinates: 50°11′13″N 2°51′31″E). Both crew - Captain Arthur Meredith Wynne Wounded In Action; Lieutenant Adrian Somerset MacKenzie (Royal Flying Corps and 10th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry) was Killed In Action. The incident was Werner Voss' 23rd 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/73303/mackenzie,-adrian-somerset/
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint-L%C3%A9ger,_Pas-de-Calais


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Feb-2019 22:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2019 05:19 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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