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Buffalo W8189

Aircraft Model:Brewster B.339E Buffalo Mk. I
Manufacturer:Brewster Aeronautical Corporation
Identities:W8189
Units:No. 243 Squadron, RAF

Timeline

12 January 1942Aircraft was shot down by Japanese Ki-27 fighters during air raid on Singapore.
Pilot: Sgt NOEL BAIN RANKIN, RNZAF 404942 (Missing)

References

Baugher, J. 2003 Brewster Buffalo Mk. I. Joe Baugher's Home Page. Retrieved 1 January 2017 from <http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_fighters/f2a_7.html>.

Shores, C., B. Cull, Y. Izawa 1992 Bloody Shambles - Volume One: The Drift to War and the Fall of Singapore. London: Grub Street.

Record updated on 20 October 2018.


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