ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52734
Last updated: 27 March 2017
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Narrative:Shot down by German Luftwaffe during a bombing raid on Bremen, Germany.
|Type:||Handley Page Halifax II|
|Owner/operator:||Royal Air Force (RAF)|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Spears, Friesland -
|Departure airport:||Pocklington, Yorkshire, UK|
|Destination airport:||Pocklington, Yorkshire, UK|
The entire crew perished in the crash.
F/Sgt Philp is buried in Dearsum Protestant churchyard.
The rest of the crew have no known grave.
F/Sgt L. SIDNEY RCAF +
Sgt C.W. WALSH RCAF +
Sgt E.K. BRENNAN RCAF +
Sgt G.A. WHITE +
F/Sgt R.A.A. GORIEU RCAF +
Sgt T.G. GUNN +
F/Sgt C.P. PHILP +
A memorial at the crash site was erected to commemorate the deceased.
||Updated [Time, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]|