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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 94006
Last updated: 15 February 2020
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Date:24-MAR-1945
Time:
Type:Hawker Tempest Mk V
Owner/operator:274 Squadron Royal Air Force (274 Sqn RAF)
Registration: NV920
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Plantlunne airfield (Wesel), -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.91 Kluis (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
March 24th 1945 records; ”Fighter sweep and armed recce. Missing at Plantlunne Airfield”.
Records show that he was hit by flak and killed when his plane crashed.
Three Tempests took off at 0600 that morning and as well as Roy being killed F/Lt.W.J.B.Stark (OC A Flight) was also killed near Plantlunne airfield (Wesel), probably by flak, although German Ace Erich
Rudorffer of Stab1 JG 7 claims him as his victim number 214.
Pilot:
F/Lt (182438) William James Beveridge STARK RAFVR - killed
R.I.P.

Sources:

http://www.luftwaffe.cz/rudorffer.html
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.hawkertempest.se/kennedy.htm]
http://web.archive.org/web/20101223155123/http://hawkertempest.se/OlafRamien.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jan-2014 19:02 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Jan-2014 19:06 Nepa Updated [Source]
11-Aug-2019 22:43 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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