Accident Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIc EL402, Monday 4 January 1943
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Date:Monday 4 January 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIc
Owner/operator:2 (C) OTU RAF
Registration: EL402
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Hunmanby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Catfoss, East Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Beaufighter EL402 During the afternoon the crew of this 2 (C)OTU aircraft were undertaking a training flight when the aircraft spun into the ground near Hunmanby after making a tight turn at low height. Just before the impact it was seen to roll over and dive into the ground on land close to Hunmanby Hall. The crew of two were killed. 4.1.1943
F/Sgt (Aus.409206) James Seatter DICKSON (Pilot) RAAF - killed
Sgt (992871) Joseph MILES (Nav.) RAF - killed


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