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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52762
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Type:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:24 OTU RAF
Registration: BD266
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 10 km sw of Den Helder -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Honeybourne
Destination airport:Bremen
Shot down by night fighter pilot Lt. Lwa of the II/NJG 2, flying a Bf 110 or Do 215 B-5 from Leeuwarden airfield.

Takeoff time: 22:36
Pilot Sgt. F.M. Cole R/106062 RCAF Runnymede Memorial 103
Observer P/O. S.A. Cheeseman 121559 RAF Runnymede Memorial 68
Wo ag P/O. H.W. Blackford 121555 RAF Runnymede Memorial 68
Wo ba F/Sgt. P.C. Omilianouski R/51998 RCAF Runnymede Memorial 106
Air gunner Sgt. W.P. Rixon 818034 RAF Bergen op Zoom 33 B 6 Washed up pole 10 Callantsoog 23 Jul 42


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
28-Jun-2017 15:47 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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