Incident Bristol Beaufighter TF Mk X NV566,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 302030
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Date:Saturday 24 March 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol Beaufighter TF Mk X
Owner/operator:16 Sqn SAAF
Registration: NV566
MSN: "A"
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Mostar L.G., Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, Yugoslavia -   Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Biferno airfield, Campomarino (I)
Destination airport:Mostar L.G.
Beaufighter NV566/A: Took off at 11:45 hrs for attack on an enemy Barracks Stocarska in Bosna. 24/03/1945
The aircrafts attacked in two sections, taking off after an interval of 1 ½ hours, the target being a large building / barrack at STOCARSKA. Partisans awaited the attacks before launching their own assault. The first section attacked at 11:56 hrs. scoring 24 R.P. hits on the block particularly at the north-eastern corner. After the attack on the way back to base, the leader’s aircraft had engine trouble and was compelled to land at MOSTAR L.G. at 12:30 hrs.No 3 /"R" picked the crew up and brought them back to base.
The second section of three aircraft attacked at 13:05 hrs. and scored a further 21 R.P. hits. In both attacks limited cannon fire was used owing to the close proximity of Partisan forces.
Capt. (????V) "Lawyer" FRYLINCK (pilot) SAAF - Ok
F/O (????V) C.S. "Blighty" TOZER (nav.) SAAF - Ok


1.Beaufighter production list
2.ORB 16 Sqdn SAAF

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20 March 1945 NV566 16 Sqn SAAF 0 Biferno airfield, Campomarino. non

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