Mid-air collision Accident Brewster 339E Buffalo W8199,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 280123
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Date:Monday 5 January 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic f2a model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Brewster 339E Buffalo
Owner/operator:243 Sqn RAF
Registration: W8199
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Kallang -   Singapore
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Kallang
Destination airport:
While taking off, collided with W8179, also of 243 Sqn, which was landing. Both pilots died.

Pilot: P/O Ronald Spenser Shield RNZAF, buried in Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.


ASN Wikibase Occurrence #167050.

Revision history:

08-Jul-2022 00:31 Ron Averes Added

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