ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53369
Last updated: 17 June 2018
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:103 Squadron Royal Air Force (103 Sqn RAF)
Registration: T2996
C/n / msn: PM-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wervershoof -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Newton
Destination airport:RAF Newton
Mission-Osnabruck. Took off from RAF Newton at 23:00 hrs. Shot down by a night-fighter (Ofw Hans Rasper 4./NJG1) and crashed 0037 hrs on land owned by Mr Langendijk, 22A Zwaagdijk Wervershoof (Noord Holland), 10 km W of Enkhuizen. Most are buried at Jonkerbos War Cemetery, with one grave in Bergen General Cemetery.
F/O R S Chisholm +
P/O A V J Hardcastle +
F/O W C Taffender +
F/Sgt A Greensides +
Sgt A G Burbridge +
F/Sgt J K E Horniman +

Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 65
ORB 103 Sqdn RAF

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
11-Apr-2016 18:59 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2018 17:40 XindelX Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description