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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140855
Last updated: 10 January 2021
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:166 Squadron Royal Air Force (166 Sqn RAF)
Registration: HE810
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing - North Sea near Hamburg -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Kirmington, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Wellington HE810 Took off at 22:38hrs 29 July 1943 from RAF Kirmington. Cause of loss and crash-site not established.Crashed during raid on Hamburg, no further details.
F/O Eric Gordon BIRKBECK (50786) Pilot RAF - killed
F/O Alfred Ernest BRANSGROVE (120951) Wop/AG
F/Lt James Robert BRIND (136327) A/B RAFVR - killed
Sgt Harry Taylor FURNISS (2206880) AG RAFVR - killed
F/O Glyn James LAWRENCE (J/14351) Nav. RCAF - killed


1. Air Britain: RAF Aircraft HA100 - HZ999, published 1989

2. ORB

Revision history:

30-Dec-2011 10:55 Uli Elch Added
10-Jan-2021 22:48 MuDr.Roup Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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