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© Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey licence number 0100022206

NPRN 515725

Map Reference SS69SE

Grid Reference SS6718991096

Unitary (Local) Authority Maritime

Old County Maritime

Community Maritime

Type of Site AIRCRAFT

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Modern

Site Description This record comprises a documentary reference to a casualty which has been assigned to the maritime named location NEAR SWANSEA pending more information which may allow a more precise location for the loss to be assigned.

Although not precisely located on the seabed, any remains of this aircraft are designated as a Controlled Site under the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986. For further information on this Act and its administration with regard to aircraft, please contact the Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre, RAF Innsworth, Gloucester, GL3 1RZ.

Event and Historical Information:
This Beaufighter was assigned to 125 Sqaudron. The aircraft crashed during a forced landing near Swansea on 26 May 1942.

Sources include:
Halley, J J, 1981, Royal Air Force Aircraft T1000-T9999, pg20

WWW resources:

Maritime Officer, RCAHMW, January 2011.