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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 80007
Last updated: 7 April 2019
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Date:20-NOV-1916
Time:09:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c
Owner/operator:15 Sqn RFC
Registration: 2767
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South of Grandcourt, Somme department in Hauts-de-France. -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
20.11.1916: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c No.2767 of 15 Squadron, RFC. Shot down by air ace Manfred von Richthofen in his Albatros D.II, 491/16 of Jasta II, south of Grandcourt, Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. Both crew - Lt. Thomas Henry Clarke and 2nd Lt. James Lees - survived, and were taken as POWs. This incident was Von Richthofen's ninth 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_Manfred_von_Richthofen


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Jan-2019 22:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
22-Jan-2019 11:51 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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