Bristol Beaufighter

Greece,Mediterranean

The Allied airplanes Bristol Beaufighter participated almost in every place in the second world war, and countless were lost. Outside the Greek island of Naxos rest the remains of a Bristol Beaufighter on a depth of 33 meter, only a few hundred meters from shore. Its believed she belonged to RAF squadron 89 and was shot down in November 1943 during an "anti shipping" mission against Naxos harbor. The wreck rest today southwest of the city of Alyko, Naxos on a depth of 35 meter.


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Bristol Beaufighter

12,6 x 17,6 x 4,8 m
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
7 tons ( empty ) ( UK )
( UK )

Picture: Bristol Beaufighter
Courtesy of Bae Systems
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