ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52097
Last updated: 20 April 2014
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Date:12-MAR-1943
Time:
Type:Handley Page Halifax II
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: DT774
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Groesbeek, 3 km SE of -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by the German Luftwaffe upon returning from a bombing mission of the Krupp factory in Essen, Germany.

In 1977 the people of Groesbeek dedicated a plaque to the bomberís crew. It was installed on the home of the farmer who had lost his barn that evening. It includes the names and appointments of everyone aboard the aircraft. - See more at:

Sources:
http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1943%20sec_tcm5-7284.pdf
http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Handley_Page_Halifax
http://www.groesbeekairbornevrienden.nl/archives/451/lang/en-us#sthash.c1nNPnAZ.dpuf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
16-Aug-2013 06:02 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
16-Aug-2013 06:10 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
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