ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52499
Last updated: 30 October 2014
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Date:15-OCT-1942
Time:10:53 p.m.
Type:Handley Page Halifax II
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: W1108
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rhaan -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:East Moor, UK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by a German Luftwaffe fighter jet during a bombing mission to Cologne, Germany. Six crew members died in the crash, two survived.
Sgt W.F. Ensor, Sgt E.G. Edwards, Sgt A.E. Bell, Sgt R. Jones, Sgt W.C. Warne and Sgt S.G. Jenner
The deceased are buried at Hellendoorn Cemetery, the Netherlands.
R.I.P.

Sources:
http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1942%20sec_tcm5-7283.pdf
http://nl.tracesofwar.com/artikel/1889/Oorlogsgraven-van-het-Gemenebest-Hellendoorn.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
22-Sep-2014 18:52 gerard57 Updated [Time, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
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