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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 80024
Last updated: 15 May 2019
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Date:16-APR-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:9 Sqn RFC
Registration: 2097
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South of Maurepas, Somme department in Hauts-de-France -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by air ace Rudolf Berthold 16 April 1916 South of Maurepas, Somme department in Hauts-de-France, France (at approximate Coordinates: 4959′25″N 250′52″E). It was his fifth "kill". Of the two crew, Second Lieutenant William Sinclair Earle was KIA (Killed In Action); Second Lieutenant Cuthbert William Prideaux Selby Wounded In Action and captured, became a POW

Sources:

1. http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/index.php
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_victories_of_Rudolf_Berthold
3. Franks, Norman; Frank W. Bailey; Russell Guest. Above the Lines: The Aces and Fighter Units of the German Air Service, Naval Air Service and Flanders Marine Corps, 19141918. Grub Street, 1993. ISBN 0-948817-73-9, ISBN 978-0-948817-73-1.
4. 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
24-Nov-2018 00:25 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2018 08:37 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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