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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202499
Last updated: 18 February 2021
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Date:15-APR-1942
Time:04:55
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:10 Squadron Royal Air Force (10 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R9492
C/n / msn: ZA-G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Greatham Moor Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leeming
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Returning from a mission over Dortmund with two engines on fire, he ordered his crew to bail out whilst he remained at the controls. He began loosing height spiralling downwards, but his Halifax (R9492) stalled into the ground killing him.

Crew
*Pilot: J/4825 Plt Off Richard Pryce Hughes RCAF - Wybunbury(St Chad)Churchyard Extension Cheshire Row 2. Grave 23.
Sgt R Atkinson
Sgt Trembath
Plt Off Ganderton
Sgt Stubley
Sgt Triggle
Sgt Tyson

*Plt Off Hughes - Native from Buenos Aires. Left Argentina 27th September 1940.

Sources:

CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942
*Argentinian Volunteers Roll of Honour WWII


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Dec-2017 16:03 Red Dragon Added
02-Nov-2018 19:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase, Destination airport, Operator]

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