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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 15754
Last updated: 17 November 2018
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Date:20-JUN-1944
Time:02:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:51 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (51 OTU RAF)
Registration: X7705
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF stn Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Cranfield
Destination airport:RAF Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Narrative:
Engine failed on night exercise, obs. bail out. DBF on bellylanded.
Crew:
W/O (787385) František KOTIBA (cs.pilot) RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt (787236) Vladimír KEPÁK (cs.obs) RAFVR - bail out

Sources:

Beaufighter production list.
ORB 51 OTU RAF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Mar-2008 00:21 Nepa Added
23-Apr-2008 06:59 Nepa Updated
26-Feb-2010 00:08 NePa Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
14-Aug-2013 20:16 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Sep-2014 13:39 Lorenzo Lamas Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]

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