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Vengeance II AN694 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Vengeance II AN694

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  09 Mar 44 Aircraft Name  Vengeance II Serial Number  AN694
Unit  82 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Jumchar Country  India
Aircrew details Flt Lt Gordon Webster MacDONALD(J15099)
Flt Lt David Vincent Starr BERRINGTON(104451)
Details Crashed after colliding with Vengeance EZ976 3.5 mi SSE of Dohazari, India. In the afternoon while a formation led by Flt Lt G W MacDonald DFC was practicing diving to get away from fighters, Fg offr W Beckensall in aircraft R skidded in a dive and cut off the tail of ac G Flown by the leader. Both aircraft crashed. Beckinsall and Parks were killed. MacDonald and Berrington baled out and landed without hurt. both aircraft are total losses
Source ORB

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