Incident Bristol Beaufighter Mk Ic A19-70, Saturday 2 January 1943
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Date:Saturday 2 January 1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol Beaufighter Mk Ic
Owner/operator:31 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A19-70
MSN: (ex.T5098
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Point Stuart at Cape Sturt, Northern Territory. -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAAF Coomalie Creek, NT
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Beaufighter Mk.1c A19-70 (ex.T5098) 31 Sqdn RAAF
Forced landing in open country near Point Stuart at Cape Sturt NT following engine failure. 02/01/1943
Crew:
F/O (Aus.260777) Kenneth William BLUNDELL (pilot) RAAF - Ok
Sgt (Aus.25350) John Richmond HATFIELD (nav.) RAAF - Ok

Sources:

http://www.adf-serials.com.au/2a19.htm

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jul-2021 11:40 Nepa Added [Operator]
07-Jun-2022 10:44 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
07-Jun-2022 21:39 Nepa Updated [Location, Operator]

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