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Last updated: 5 May 2019
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Date:13-MAR-1916
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c
Owner/operator:8 Sqn RFC
Registration: 4151
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Bourlon, Pas-de-Calais department, Hauts-de-France Region -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down 13 March 1916 near Bourlon, a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France, (at approximate Coordinates: 5010′43″N 307′03″E) by air ace Rudolf Berthold in Fokker E.III s/n 411/15; Kampfeinsitzer Kommando Vaux, Die Fliegertuppen; it was his third "kill". Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2C 4151 was destroyed, but the two crew survived. They were 2nd Lieutenant Michael Amyss Julian Orde (Wounded In Action, and taken as a POW) and Leading Airman P. Shaw (captured, taken as a POW)

Sources:

1. http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/index.php
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_victories_of_Rudolf_Berthold
3. Kilduff, Peter. Iron Man: Rudolf Berthold: Germany's Indomitable Fighter Ace of World War I. Grub Street, 2012. ISBN 1908117370, 9781908117373.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Nov-2018 20:01 Dr.John Smith Updated
23-Nov-2018 16:36 Nepa Updated

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