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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203572
Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Date:20-MAY-1942
Time:00:25
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:102 (Ceylon) Squadron Royal Air Force (102 (Ceylon) Sqn RAF)
Registration: W1099
C/n / msn: DY-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Cottesmore -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Dalton
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Leaflet dropping sortie over Vichy France. Crashed 00:25 hrs while trying to make an emergency landing at RAF Cottesmore. No injuries reported.

Crew
Pilot: Flt Sgt Charles Rae Barr RCAF
Observer: Flt Sgt David Conter RCAF
Flight Engineer: Sgt John William Brown RAF
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: Sgt Ronald Charles Perriam RAFVR
Air Gunner: Sgt E.H. Williams
Air Gunner: Sgt John George Smith Rocks RAFVR

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
Aircraft lost on Allied Force’s Special Duty Operations


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Dec-2017 22:50 Red Dragon Added
14-Oct-2018 17:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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