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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52138
Last updated: 21 May 2018
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Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:No. 419 (Moose) Squadron RCAF
Registration: DT641
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:claim location: North Sea 8 km north of Ameland at 1400 meters -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Middleton St George
Destination airport:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Major Helmut Lent of the Stab IV/NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Leeuwarden airfield.

Target: Berlin
Call Sign: VR-R
Takeoff time: 18:50
Pilot F/O. A.J. Herriott DFM 130130 RAF Runnymede Memorial 125
Flight engineer Sgt. A.D. Cherkinsky R/67557 RCAF Schiermonnikoog 95 Washed up pole 8 at 3 Mar 43
Navigator Sgt. W.G. Francis R/112757 RCAF Runnymede Memorial 181
Bomb aimer Sgt. A.L. Bateman R/114520 RCAF Runnymede Memorial 181
Wireless op Sgt. J.N. Gray RAF Germany Buried Kiel War Cem
Air gunner Sgt. J. Kowalski R/76759 RCAF Runnymede Memorial 186
Air gunner F/Sgt. A.T. Woodhouse R/115213 RCAF Runnymede Memorial 186


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
28-Feb-2018 09:04 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Feb-2018 19:05 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Narrative]
28-Feb-2018 20:52 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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