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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187365
Last updated: 18 August 2020
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Date:30-DEC-1941
Time:
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:35 (Madras Presidency) Squadron Royal Air Force (35 (Madras Presidency) Sqn RAF)
Registration: V9979
C/n / msn: TL-E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Brest -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Linton-on-Ouse
Destination airport:RAF Linton-on-Ouse
Narrative:
Mission : Brest. Took off from RAF Linton-on-Ouse at 1125 hrs. Hit by Flak and crashed in the target area. All are buried locally in Kerfautras Cemetery.
Crew
Sqdn Ldr S A Middleton DFC (KIA)
Plt Off R A Frew (KIA)
Sgt A S Greenwood (KIA)
Plt Off L J P Foster (KIA)
Sgt P C G Maflin (KIA)
Sgt J A Orton (KIA)
Sgt M G Kipling (KIA)

Sources:

Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World war 1941 Page 197.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2016 18:01 Red Dragon Added
24-Dec-2017 12:51 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
26-Oct-2018 18:34 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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