Bristol Beaufighter, RCAF 404 Squadron

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Bristol Beaufighter, RCAF 404 Squadron

Post by georgetanksherman » Tue May 07, 2019 9:02 pm

Greetings all, looking for aircraft serial number of a Bristol Beaufighter serial number, if known.

Bristol Beaufighter, ?????, July 13, 1942

Pilot: Wing Cmdr J.A. Dixon, 32004, RAF, Hometown Unknown, KIFA
Navigator: Sgt A.C. Sallis, 1180389, RAFVR, Dorchester, Dorset, United Kingdom, KIFA

Aircraft crashed while performing low-level aerobatic training over Dyce airfield, killing both crew members, W/C Dixon and Sgt Sallis on aircraft impact with the ground.

Any help truly appreciated,

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Re: Bristol Beaufighter, RCAF 404 Squadron

Post by Temujin » Tue May 07, 2019 10:25 pm

Looking George...........

Sergeant Anthony Charles SALLIS (1180389) Observer 1942-07-13 404 (RCAF) Sqdn AIR27 United Kingdom Dorchester Cemetery, Dorset
Wing Commander James Alonzo DIXON (32004) Pilot 1942-07-13 404 (RCAF) Sqdn AIR27 United Kingdom Dyce Old Churchyard

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Re: Bristol Beaufighter, RCAF 404 Squadron

Post by Temujin » Tue May 07, 2019 11:00 pm

George, found the record when they died and funeral........but because the aircraft was NOT on an operational or training mission, it is NOT in the Operational Record Book......so I don’t know the aircraft number.....I will keep looking
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Re: Bristol Beaufighter, RCAF 404 Squadron

Post by georgetanksherman » Tue May 07, 2019 11:40 pm

Thank You Temujin, I thought I would ask on the off chance some one might know, I looked every where I could with no joy !

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George

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