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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 79842
Last updated: 8 November 2019
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Date:18-MAR-1917
Time:18:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2e
Owner/operator:8 Sqn RFC
Registration: 5784
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Neuville-au-Cornet, 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.2e 5784, 8 Squadron, RFC. Shot down in flames by air ace Werner Voss over Neuville-au-Cornet, a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France (24 miles West of Arras, at approximate Coordinates: 5020′12″N 222′08″E).

Of the two crew of B.E.2e 5784, the pilot, Second Lieutenant Charles R. Dougal was Wounded In Action (WIA); the other crew member, Second Lieutenant Sydney Harryman (MID, on attachment from 13th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment) was POW/WIA/DOW. (Taken as Prisoner Of War, while Wounded In Action, and later Died of Wounds inflected). The incident was Werner Voss' 18th 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/585938/harryman,-/
4. http://www.rafmuseumstoryvault.org.uk/archive/7000273309-harryman-s.-sydney


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2019 20:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
21-Jan-2019 20:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
22-Jan-2019 11:49 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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