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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53865
Last updated: 24 July 2019
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Date:27-JUL-1940
Time:01:30
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:102 Squadron Royal Air Force (102 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N1377
C/n / msn: DY-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Spijkenisse (De Nieuwe Uitslag van Putten polder), Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Driffield
Destination airport:Mannheim
Narrative:
Airborne 2030 26Jul40 from Driffield.
Forced-landed after being hit by Vlaardingen-based Luftwaffe Flak.
Mission: Operation Mannheim
Further Information
"Serial range N1345 - N1394. 40 Whitley Mk.V. Delivered by Armstrong Whitworth
Aircraft between 28Aug39 and 23Oct39. Contract No.75147/38. Also wore DY-G/P.

N1377 was badly damaged by Flak before on 27/28Oct39. P/O K.N.Gray and crew
were unhurt in the incident. Repaired and returned to Squadron service.
Crew
P/O R.F.Beauclair PoW
P/O J.C.W.Bushell PoW
Sgt E.A.Caloway PoW
Sgt C.Wood PoW
Sgt K.J.Read PoW
P/O R.F.Beauclair was interned in Camps Luftstalag1/Luftstalag3. PoW No.154, with P/O
J.C.W.Bushell. PoW No.156.
Sgt E.A.Caloway was held in Dulag Luft Interrogation Centre until Apr42. Interned
in Camp L3, PoW No.156.
Sgt K.J.Read in Camps L1/L6/357, PoW No.193 with
Sgt C.Wood, PoW No.200.
Sgt E.A.Caloway is also recorded as Sgt E.A.Galloway.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0756&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
https://sites.google.com/site/wo2vpr1/home/1940-07-27-whitley


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
29-May-2013 05:40 tomtodd Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2019 17:14 Cobar Updated [Embed code]
23-Jul-2019 15:02 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
23-Jul-2019 15:03 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
24-Jul-2019 08:17 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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