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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 79121
Last updated: 29 August 2021
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Time:10:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2e
Owner/operator:8 Sqn RFC
Registration: 2530
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Blaireville, Pas-de-Calais department, Hauts-de-France region -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
27.2.17: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2e No. 2530 from 8 Squadron, RFC. Shot down in flames over Blairville, 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Arras, Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France (at approximate Coordinates: 5013′14″N 242′53″E). Both crew of B.E.2e No.2530 - Second Lieutenants Edwin Albert Pope (aged 27) and Hubert Alfred Johnson (ged 23) - were KIA (Killed In Action). Shot down by air ace Werner Voss - it was his 10th victory in air to air combat



Revision history:

24-Jan-2019 03:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2019 12:59 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
08-Feb-2019 00:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Other fatalities]

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