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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 80215
Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Date:08-APR-1917
Time:16:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2g
Owner/operator:Royal Flying Corps
Registration: A2815
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vimy Ridge, near Lens -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by air ace Manfred von Richthofen in his Albatros D.III. Both occupants died in the crash.
Aged 18, pilot Keith Ingleby Mackenzie was the youngest victim of the Red Baron in the Great War, and his observer Guy Everingham, 22, was also killed.

Sources:

http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/index.php
https://sites.eveyo.com/news/world-news/211856-piece-of-canvas-ripped-from-the-wing-of-a-british-wwi-plane-downed-by-the-notorious-german-ace-the-red-baron-is-set-to-sell-for-%c2%a33,000.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Nov-2016 12:57 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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