Accident North American B-25 Mitchell Mk II FW146,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49645
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Date:Sunday 19 November 1944
Time:15:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American B-25 Mitchell Mk II
Owner/operator:226 Sqn RAF
Registration: FW146
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Veldenseweg road, Venlo, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.50 Vitry-en-Artois, France
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 14:35 hrs for an operation against bridges at Venlo.
Over the target, hit by Flak and crashed.

The five crew members who didn't survive are buried at the Jonkerbos war cemetery in Gelderland:

Pilot S/Ldr. G. Campbell DFC 46638 RAF / grave 20 A 7
Navigator/Bomb Aimer F/O. D.G. Farquhar DFC 139615 RAF / grave 20 A 8-9
Special Operator F/O. J.L. Halliday 142460 RAF / grave 20 A 6
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner P/O. W. Hodson 185072 RAF / grave 20 A 8-9
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner P/O. W.E. Osmond 421929 RAAF / grave 20 A 5
Air Gunner W/O. J.F.X.A. Cote R/82474 RCAF / POW, wounded

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History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
24 October 1943 FL164 226 Sqn RAF 4 North Sea off Walcheren, Zeeland w/o


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
19-Oct-2019 12:16 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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