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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53299
Last updated: 4 December 2016
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Date:15-JUL-1941
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington IC
Owner/operator:214 Squadron Royal Air Force
Registration: R1614
C/n / msn: BU-H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Noordzee -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Stradishall
Destination airport:RAF Stradishall
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Stradishall at 2315 hrs. Presumed lost over the North Sea. Plt Off Brown is buried in Holland at Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery, but the bodies of Flt Sgt Lewis and Sgt Hull were washed onto English beaches. The rest are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
Crew
Plt Off V K Brown (KIA)
Sgt M R Collins RCAF (KIA)
Sgt J Taylor (KIA)
Sgt J S Else (KIA)
Sgt RD Hull (KIA)
Flt Sgt W G Lewis (KIA)

Sources:
http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1941%20sec_tcm5-7282.pdf
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 92.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-May-2016 12:37 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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