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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21068
Last updated: 23 February 2017
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Type:Avro Manchester Mk I
Owner/operator:RAF 83 Sqn.
Registration: L7423
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nijmegen (Gelderland) -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Scampton
Destination airport:Scampton
Airborne 2030 on mission to Cologne, shot down by night-fighter & crashed.

F/O 67664 J.L. Bromiley RAF PoW No.193.
Pilot:Sgt 933501 Peter Hollowell Foster 21 RAFVR killed.
P/O 106564 John Rowland Feirn 34 RAFVR killed.
Wop/AG:Flt/Sgt 755327 Leonard Frank Rogers Davis 33 RAFVR killed.
Sgt J. Dowds PoW.
Wop/AG:Sgt 954204 Eric Rose 29 RAFVR killed.
AG:Sgt R/51638 Joseph Michael Thompson 28 RCAF killed.


Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999 &

Revision history:

13-Jun-2008 20:53 JINX Added
01-Jul-2008 00:11 JINX Updated

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