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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204322
Last updated: 22 January 2021
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Date:09-JUN-1942
Time:overnight
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:35 (Madras Presidency) Squadron Royal Air Force (35 (Madras Presidency) Sqn RAF)
Registration: W1049
C/n / msn: TL-V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Linton-on-Ouse (takeoff at 23:06 hrs)
Destination airport:Essen, Germany
Narrative:
Severely damaged by flak over the target area they had to ditch the aircraft off Great Yarmouth Norfolk. The crew were rescued at 13:45 and brought ashore.

Crew
Flt Sgt N W McKenzie
Plt Off Field
Sgt Sandford
Sgt Smith
Sgt Richmond
Flt Sgt Ledger
Sgt Davis

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942.
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W1049
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2018 18:25 Red Dragon Added
27-Oct-2018 16:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
29-Apr-2020 19:36 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage]

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