Incident Bristol Beaufighter Mk Ic T4887,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238303
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Date:Tuesday 6 January 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol Beaufighter Mk Ic
Owner/operator:89 Sqn RAF
Registration: T4887
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Syracuse, Sicily. -   Italy
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF North Fronte, Gibraltar
Destination airport:RAF Malta - Catania - RAF Malta
Beaufighter T4887 (OADU/89 Sqn) aircraft force landed by enemy AA fire at Capo Passero, Sicily, 06/01/1942
F/Sgt (551146) Tony WATRET (pilot) RAF - POW
Sgt (922539) George Arthur TIDBOLD (obs.) RAFVR - POW


2.ORB 89 Sqdn RAF

Revision history:

19-Jul-2020 10:19 Nepa Added [Operator]
24-Apr-2022 09:24 Nepa Updated [Source, Narrative, Operator]
18-Dec-2023 08:35 mike Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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