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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202228
Last updated: 3 October 2020
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Date:30-MAR-1942
Time:
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:35 (Madras Presidency) Squadron Royal Air Force (35 (Madras Presidency) Sqn RAF)
Registration: W1015
C/n / msn: TL-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:skerry Remmingskjæret -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kinloss
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Attack on the German Battleship Tirpitz, moored at Fættenfjord north of Trondheim. Shot down by the German AA boat "Sachse", with the loss of all onboard. The aircraft crashed on the tiny skerry Remmingskjæret. Plt Off Brown's body was found on Edo Island on 20 June 1942.

Crew
Pilot: R/70825 Flt Sgt George H Steinhauer RCAF - Trondheim (Stave) Cemetery A IV British. K. 3.
2nd Pilot: 106502 Plt Off Peter Gregory Brown - Trondheim (Stave) Cemetery A IV British. B. 3.
Flight Engineer: 547222 Sgt James Black Dunlop - Runnymede Memorial Panel 82.
Navigator: 954695 Flt Sgt Lewis E Goodrum - Runnymede Memorial Panel 74.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 920366 Sgt Eric T Meade - Trondheim (Stave) Cemetery A IV British. C. 7.
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner: 1173814 Sgt Douglas Granville Joseph Campbell - Runnymede Memorial Panel 79.
Air Gunner: 655080 Sgt Maurice Cowan Cohen - Trondheim (Stave) Cemetery A IV British. C. 6.

Sources:

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CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Nov-2017 18:43 Red Dragon Added
26-Nov-2017 18:43 Red Dragon Updated [Other fatalities]
26-Oct-2018 18:33 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Destination airport]

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