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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 80227
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:27-FEB-1917
Time:16:48
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c
Owner/operator:12 Sqn RFC
Registration: 7197
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:W of Arras, Pas-de-Calais department, Hauts-de-France region -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
27.2.17: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c 7197 of 12 Squadron, RFC. Shot down by air ace Werner Voss west of Arras, Pas-de-Calais department, region of Hauts-de-France (at approximate Coordinates: 5017′31″N 246′48″E) Both crew - Captain John McArthur (pilot, aged 22, on attachment from the Royal Berkshire Regiment) and Private James Whiteford (Service Number 15814, aged 19) were Killed In Action (KIA). The incident was Werner Voss' 11th 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/3078786/mcarthur,-john/
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/75615/whiteford,-/
5. http://www.rafmuseumstoryvault.org.uk/archive/7000278996-mcarthur-j.-john
6.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2019 20:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
22-Jan-2019 11:50 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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