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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52117
Last updated: 20 November 2017
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Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:78 Sqn RAF
Registration: HR687
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Staphorst -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire,
Destination airport:
Shot down during a bombing raid on Essen, Germany.
Three of the crew died in the crash. They are buried at Rouveen Cemetery, the Netherlands.


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
27-Sep-2014 07:00 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2014 07:21 SIS07 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]

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