ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53134
Last updated: 29 March 2017
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Narrative:The aircraft was hit by Flak and was seen to crash into the sea with its starboard engine burning. All three crew were killed.
|Type:||Bristol Blenheim IV|
|Owner/operator:||Royal Air Force (RAF)|
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Noordzee, off Zandvoort -
The pilot, 19 year old F/Sgt John Murray Nickleson from Toronto, Canada, has no known grave.
The observer, 26 year old Sgt Walter Meadows was a native of Yorkshire and is buried at Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery, the Netherlands.
The gunner, 25 year old Sgt John Edward Pearson, from Birmingham, UK, is buried at Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery, the Netherlands.
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