Accident Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2d 5927,
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Date:Sunday 4 February 1917
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2d
Owner/operator:16 Sqn RFC
Registration: 5927
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Givenchy-en-Gohelle, Pas-de-Calais department, Hauts-de-France region -   France
Phase: Combat
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Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
4.2.1917: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2d of 16 Squadron, RFC. Shot down by air ace Werner Voss over Givenchy-en-Gohelle, a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. Of the two crew, one, Second Lieutenant Herbert Martin-Massey, was wounded in action (WIA); and the other, Second Lieutenant Noel Mark Hodson Vernham, was killed (KIA). The incident was Weber Voss's fifth victory in air to air combat.



Revision history:

20-Jan-2019 22:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
22-Jan-2019 11:52 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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