ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202222
Last updated: 10 April 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:30-MAR-1942
Time:
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:10 Squadron Royal Air Force (10 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W1043
C/n / msn: ZA-F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sor Flulan at Fættenfjord north of Trondheim -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lossiemouth
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Attack on the German Battleship Tirpitz, moored at Fættenfjord north of Trondheim. Crashed near Sor Flulan at Fættenfjord north of Trondheim. Sqn Ldr Webster's body was found near Teringen Lighthouse 90km West of Trondheim.

Crew
Pilot: 43127 Sqn Ldr Frederick David Webster DFC - Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery A IV British. K. 4.
1200462 Sgt Eric Archibald Hall - Runnymede Memorial Panel 84.
567428 Flt Sgt Harold Sydney Wheatley - Runnymede Memorial Panel 76
60772 Flt Sgt Aubrey Charles Stevens-Fox - Runnymede Memorial Panel 66.
948242 Sgt Arnold Hague - Runnymede Memorial Panel 84.
104588 Plt Off Samuel Robert Leney - Runnymede Memorial Panel 70
1102753 Sgt Walter Hall - Runnymede Memorial Panel 84.

Sources:

CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:https://ktsorens.tihlde.org/flyvrak/fuglan.htm]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Nov-2017 16:56 Red Dragon Added
02-Nov-2018 19:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description