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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89087
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:OADF Royal Air Force (OADF RAF)
Registration: T3296
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing - Eastern Atlantic Ocean. -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Portreath, Cornwall
Destination airport:RAF North Front, Gibraltar
Beaufighter T3296 of the OADF (Overseas Aircraft Delivery Flight) west missing in the Eastern Atlantic betwen Portreath, Cornwall and Gibraltar 19.7.1941. Both crew were MIA (missing in action):
F/Sgt (565965) Reginald Cyril SMITH (pilot 143 Sqn) RAF - MIA/presumed KIA
F/Sgt (651871) Ronald A. WILLIAMS (navigator 272 Sqn) RAF - MIA/presumed KIA



Revision history:

16-Jan-2011 13:38 ThW Added
06-Feb-2011 09:08 Nepa Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
08-May-2011 15:14 stevekerss Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2011 14:23 stevekerss Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport]
19-May-2011 04:57 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
10-Dec-2012 11:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2013 17:15 Nepa Updated [Operator]
08-Jul-2014 11:37 Shout Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jan-2015 21:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Mar-2015 12:13 SIS07 Updated [Narrative]
19-Jul-2020 15:27 stehlik49 Updated [Location, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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