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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202501
Last updated: 21 December 2020
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Date:15-APR-1942
Time:05:30
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:10 Squadron Royal Air Force (10 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W1045
C/n / msn: ZA-J
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:SE of Beer Head Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leeming
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Homebound the aircraft ran out of fuel. It was ditched 3 miles SE of Beer Head near Cloyton South Devon coast. The crew rescued from their dinghy later on.

Crew
WOII D J O'Driscoll RCAF
Plt Off Dempsey
Sgt Oakford
Sgt Saunders
Flt Sgt McLaughlin
Sgt Harrison
Sgt Wiles

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Dec-2017 16:12 Red Dragon Added
02-Nov-2018 19:10 Nepa Updated [Phase, Destination airport, Operator]
02-Nov-2018 19:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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