ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51916
Last updated: 2 September 2014
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Date:13-MAY-1943
Time:2342 hrs
Type:Avro Lancaster I
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: R5611
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rossum -   Netherlands
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Royal Air Force Syerston
Destination airport:Pilsen
Narrative:
Shot down by Hauptmann Herbert Lutje of III/NJG1 and crashed at Rossum (Overijssel) 5 Km North of Oldenzaal. All buried in Woerselo Roman Catholic Cemetery (Rossum)
Sgt F J Howell RAFVR, Pilot. Sgt D Grey RAFVR, Flt Eng. F/S W H Hill RCAF, Nav. Sgt E G R Beacham RAFVR, Air Bomber. Sgt R W Littlefair RAFVR, W.Op. Sgt L A Dunmore RAFVR, Mid Upper Gunner. WOII D S Mitchell RCAF, Rear Gunner

Sources:
http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1943%20sec_tcm5-7284.pdf
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Register
William Chorley Bomber Command Losses 1942
Internet articles


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
04-Sep-2010 09:50 Snowy Updated [Time, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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