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Beaufighter IIf R2473 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Beaufighter IIf R2473


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  14 Sep 41 Aircraft Name  Beaufighter IIf Serial Number  R2473
Unit  406 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
Details 
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/9062Flying Officer H J Findlay (RCAF), Flight Sergeant E K Vickers (RCAF): killed; aircraft accident near RAF Acklington, Beaufighter R2473, 406 Squadron, 14 September 1941.C16924904

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Beaufighter IIf R2473

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerHugh John FINDLAY (C/1179) Pilot Beaufighter IIf R2473  AIR81/9062 1941-09-14406 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomChevington Cemetery
Flight SergeantEdwin Karl VICKERS (R/63911) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Beaufighter IIf R2473  AIR81/9062 1941-09-14406 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomChevington Cemetery


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Beaufighter MkIF R2473 14.09.1941Hello again, The story can be read in the book "Fathers, Brothers and Sons, written by Larry Gray. Probably you can find the book in U.K. http://books.google.dk/books?id=SkYMd3eYxt4C&pg=PA98&lpg=PA98&dq=406+Sqn+R2473&source=bl&ots=Lf3VQDYL-g&sig=pv7u542YMzqWaHNCt1onmzKXgC0&hl=da&ei=nvcOSoamEdWrjAeAo6mvBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1#PPA98,M1 Regards Finn Buch ....Read More.Argus on 16th May 2009 01:35:42
Beaufighter MkIF R2473 14.09.1941[QUOTE=Argus;29161]Hello again, The story can be read in the book "Fathers, Brothers and Sons, written by Larry Gray. Probably you can find the book in U.K. http://books.google.dk/books?id=SkYMd3eYxt4C&pg=PA98&lpg=PA98&dq=406+Sqn+R2473&source=bl&ots=Lf3VQDYL-g&sig=pv7u542YMzqWaHNCt1onmzKXgC0&hl=da&ei=nvcOSoamEdWrjAeAo6mvBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1#PPA98,M1 Regards Finn Buch[/QUOTE] Amazon from 20-27. Not sure about the synopsis that goes with it though. Best Wishes. Robert. ....Read More.northeagle on 16th May 2009 01:51:28
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