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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50367
Last updated: 4 December 2016
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Type:Handley Page Halifax III
Owner/operator:434 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force
Registration: LW433
C/n / msn: WL-W
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nederheide, near Schijf -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Croft
Destination airport:Sterkrade
Took off from RAF Croft at 22:54. Crashed at Nederheide near Zundert (Noord Brabant), a largish village on the main road between the Dutch town of Breda and Antwerpen. Sgt Agar, who was 18 and amongst the youngest airman killed on bomber operations in 1944, lies in Zundert Protestant Churchyard; both RCAF casualties rest in the Canadian section of Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.
Plt Off F J Haldenby RCAF (POW)
Sgt P D V Ager (KIA)
Flt Sgt E J Downing RCAF (POW)
Sgt J H Dougherty RCAF (POW)
Sgt T Inverarity RCAF (Evaded)
Plt Off A E C Boehmer RCAF (KIA)


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
27-Aug-2014 13:21 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
17-Jun-2016 21:25 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jun-2016 21:25 Red Dragon Updated [Operator]
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