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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51771
Last updated: 21 January 2017
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Date:12-JUN-1943
Time:
Type:Avro Lancaster I
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: W4960
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sluipwijk, gemeente Reeuwijk -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Binbrook, UK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by a German nightfighter during a bombing raid on Düsseldorf, Germany.
The entire crew perished in the crash.
Pilot F/Sgt. R.S. Christie
Navigator F/Sgt. J. Heath
B/A F/Sgt. J.H. Horwood
W.Op Sgt. R.L. Lewis
F/G. Sgt. R.S. Kerwin
A/G F/O B.W. Bennett
A/G F/Sgt. P.J. Hogan
R.I.P.

Sources:

http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1943%20sec_tcm5-7284.pdf
http://www.w4960.nl/crew.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
05-Dec-2016 19:32 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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