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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140859
Last updated: 1 February 2021
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:432 (Leaside) Sqn RCAF
Registration: HE906
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Missing - North Sea -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Skipton-on-Swale, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Wellington HE906 Took off at 23:33hrs 2 Aug 1943 from RAF Skipton-on-Swale. Crashed in the sea.
Missing during raid on Hamburg, no further details.
F/O Marshall Edwin BALKAM (J/22479) RCAF - killed
F/Sgt Harold Prentiss GAUDRY (R/148364) A/B - RCAF - killed
F/Sgt Thomas Yarwood KIRKHAM (R/157559) RCAF - killed
Sgt Leslie George LYTHGOE (1129954) RAFVR - killed
P/O Devereaux Richard Cecil McDONALD (J/16764) RCAF - killed


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

2. ORB

Revision history:

30-Dec-2011 11:07 Uli Elch Added
11-Jan-2021 11:26 Holschtein Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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