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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52062
Last updated: 23 June 2018
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Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:No. 51 Squadron Royal Air Force (No. 51 Sqn RAF)
Registration: BB244
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:urban area of Delden, Vorden, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Snaith
Destination airport:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Lt. August Geiger of the 7./NJG 1, flying Bf 110 G-4 G9+ER from Twenthe airfield.

Target: Berlin
Call Sign: MH-Q
Takeoff time: 21:46
Pilot F/O. R.G. Harris 124802 RAF Vorden 13
Flight engineer Sgt. J.M. Taylor 1374466 RAF Vorden 12
Navigator F/Sgt. E. Williams 1503619 RAF Survived pow
Bomb aimer F/O. V.J. Dowling 127304 RAF Vorden 15
Wo ag Sgt. D.M. Reed 1293332 RAF Vorden 11
Air gunner F/Sgt. J.P. Young R/74870 RCAF Vorden 10
Air gunner F/Sgt. A. Heptonstall 528021 RAF Vorden 14


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
29-Mar-2018 07:12 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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