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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51902
Last updated: 30 December 2019
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Date:14-MAY-1943
Time:15:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American P-51 Mustang Mk I
Owner/operator:613 (City of Manchester) Squadron Royal Air Force (613 (City of Manchester) Sqn RAF)
Registration: AP207
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 20 km west of Bergen, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Honourable Thomas Henry Jordan Sackville joined 613 Sqn as a Pilot Officer from 41OTU on 13/10/42. On 14/5/43 Sackville (in Mustang I AG646) along with F/Lt Dooley (in Mustang I AP207) were flying on a "Lagoon"/shipping recce from Coltishall covering the Dutch coast from Bergen to Texel. Both aircraft were shot down: Sackville was killed and Dooley became PoW (rescued by a Dornier Do 24 flying boat).

On 14/5/43 Feldwebel Max Winkler of the 2./JG 27 (flying a Bf 109G from Leeuwarden airfield) claimed to have shot down two Mustangs: one 20 km West of Bergen, and the other 45 km West of Bergen. These were AG646 and AP207.

Call Sign: SY-
Takeoff time: 13:45

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2313&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=

http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?4758-613-squadron-Mustang-pilot


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Sep-2011 15:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2011 23:18 Nepa Updated [Operator]
18-Jan-2012 07:45 Nepa Updated [Operator]
14-May-2018 17:15 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Oct-2018 06:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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