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ND262

Beaufighter

Beaufighter F Mk VI ND262 417th NFS, 63rd FW, 12th AF, call sign 'Waste Not #77' lost on area patrol from Borgo aerodrome, 20th July 44, made contact with E/A aircraft, intercepted and shot down A/C into Mediterranean sea, pilot declared he was going down to inspect wreckage, no further contact made, extensive ASR next day revealed axis and allied dingy's and life vests, no trace found of crew. KIA. MACR 7068.

Service

Units

  • 417th Night Fighter Squadron

    417th Night Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 417th Night Fighter Squadron was activated 20 February 1943. After organisation and training at Kissimmee Air Base near Orlando, Florida, the 417th departed for oversees duty on 5 May 1943 on the Queen Elizabeth, arriving in Scotland six days...

People

  • Theodore Hearne

    Military | Flight Officer | Observer / Radar Op
    Observer Beaufighter F Mk VI ND262 417th NFS, 63rd FW, 12th AF, lost on area patrol from Borgo aerodrome, 20th July 44, made contact with E/A aircraft, intercepted and shot down A/C into Mediterranean sea, pilot reported to have declared he was going...

  • Robert Inglis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Pilot Beaufighter F Mk VI ND262 417th NFS, 63rd FW, 12th AF, lost on area patrol from Borgo aerodrome, 20th July 44, made contact with E/A aircraft, intercepted and shot down A/C into Mediterranean sea, reported to have declared he was going down to...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed To Return Mediterranean Sea 20 July 1944

Lost on area patrol from Borgo aerodrome, 20th July 44, made contact with E/A aircraft, intercepted and shot down A/C into Mediterranean sea, pilot declared he was going down to inspect wreckage, no further contact made, extensive ASR next day revealed axis and allied dingy's and life vests, no trace found of crew. KIA. MACR 7068.

Assigned Borgo PT, Italy

417th NFS, 63rd FW, 12th AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 May 2015 13:49:39 Al_Skiff Changes to nicknames, markings and description
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=ND262&Submit6=Go MACR 7068

Date Contributor Update
02 May 2015 18:35:16 Al_Skiff Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=ND262&Submit6=Go MACR 7068

Date Contributor Update
02 May 2015 17:48:04 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations and person associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=ND262&Submit6=Go MACR 7068

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