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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185808
Last updated: 19 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIF
Owner/operator:255 Squadron Royal Air Force (255 Sqn RAF)
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Maison Blanche -   Algeria
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Maison Blanche, Algiers
Destination airport:
Damaged beyond repair in German bombing raid
F/O Wyrill DFC was killed by shrapnel as he was going out to his aircraft to take off.
F/O ( 89626) Hugh Graham Stanhope WYRILL(pilot) RAFVR - killed
Sgt (973558) John WILLINS DFM (obs) RAFVR - injured


RAF 255 Sqn ORB

Revision history:

25-Mar-2016 10:58 Nepa Added
25-Mar-2016 11:00 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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