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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202224
Last updated: 1 January 2021
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Date:30-MAR-1942
Time:
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:10 Squadron Royal Air Force (10 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W1044
C/n / msn: ZA-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Asenfjorden -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lossiemouth
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Attack on the German Battleship Tirpitz, moored at Fættenfjord north of Trondheim. Aircraft crashed in Asenfjorden close to the Tirpitz.

Crew
403419 Plt Off Neil Ralph Blunden RNZAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 114.
102112 Plt Off Geoffrey Cyril Day - Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery A IV British. B. 13.
1175893 Sgt William Benjamin Eastwood - Runnymede Memorial Panel 82.
575840 Sgt Reginald G.A. Richards - Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery A IV British. B. 14.
R/68080 Flt Sgt Harold Franklin RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 104.
1007103 Sgt.Kenneth Coverdale May - Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery A IV British. B. 12.
R/69157 Flt Sgt Arthur Reginald Henman RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 104

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Nov-2017 17:44 Red Dragon Added
02-Nov-2018 19:01 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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