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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 79415
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:04-FEB-1917
Time:14:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2d
Owner/operator:16 Sqn RFC
Registration: 5927
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Givenchy-en-Gohelle, Pas-de-Calais department, Hauts-de-France region -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
4.2.1917: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2d of 16 Squadron, RFC. Shot down by air ace Werner Voss over Givenchy-en-Gohelle, a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. Of the two crew, one, Second Lieutenant Herbert Martin-Massey, was wounded in action (WIA); and the other, Second Lieutenant Noel Mark Hodson Vernham, was killed (KIA). The incident was Weber Voss's fifth 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/996772/vernham,-noel-mark-hodson/
4. http://www.rafmuseumstoryvault.org.uk/archive/vernham-n.m.h.-noel-mark-hodson


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Jan-2019 22:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
22-Jan-2019 11:52 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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