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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140856
Last updated: 7 January 2021
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Date:28-SEP-1943
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:432 (Leaside) Sqn RCAF
Registration: HE817
C/n / msn: "K"
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing. -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Skipton-on-Swale, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Wellington HE817 Took off 19:38hrs 27 Sept 1943 from RAF Skipton-on-Swale for raid on Hannover.
Cause of loss and crash-site not established. Missing during raid on Hannover. 28.9.1943
Crew:
P/O Stanley Kyle ATKINSON (J/18229) pilot RCAF - killed
F/Sgt Irvine Charles Randolph BOWDEN (621553) pilot RAF - killed
P/O Alfred William CHUBB (155352) Wop/AG RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt Leo Frederick COOK (R/144405) nav. RCAF - killed
M/Sgt Shelton Celvin BYBEE (1239660) AG USAAF - POW
Sgt William Alexander GRANT (R/116118) A/B RCAF - POW

Sources:

Air Britain: RAF Aircraft HA100 - HZ999, published 1989

ORB 432 Sqdn RCAF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2011 10:57 Uli Elch Added
08-Jan-2012 08:33 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Departure airport]
07-Jan-2021 11:51 DG333 Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative, Operator]

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