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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 80271
Last updated: 2 January 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2g
Owner/operator:16 Sqn RFC
Registration: 2814
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:West of Vimy, Pas-de-Calais department, Hauts-de-France region -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
17.3.17: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2g, No.2814, 16 Squadron, RFC. Shot down by air ace Manfred von Richthofen in his Halberstadt D.II, west of Vimy, Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. Both crew - 2nd Lt. George MacDonald Watt (aged 27) and Sgt. Ernest Adam Howlett (Service Number L/8861, aged 26, on attachment from 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent) Regiment) - were killed



Revision history:

26-Jan-2019 16:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
26-Jan-2019 16:37 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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