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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140870
Last updated: 10 January 2021
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Date:04-JUL-1943
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:166 Squadron Royal Air Force (166 Sqn RAF)
Registration: HF595
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing. -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kirmington, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Wellington X HF595 Took off 25:13hrs 3 July 1943 from Kirmington for raid on Köln.
Shot down by night fighter during raid on Köln. Cause of loss and crash-site not established. 4.7.1943
Crew:
F/Sgt James Crichton CLARK (1343392) Nav. RAFVR - killed
S/Ldr Arthur Alan COOKSON (40894) pilot RAF - killed
W/O William Harold PYM (R/99568) AG RCAF - killed
P/O Ronald Stanley RICH (139952) Wop/AG RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt William SCARLETT (1027850) B/A RAFVR - killed

Sources:

Air Britain: RAF Aircraft HA100 - HZ999, published 1989

ORB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2011 12:42 Uli Elch Added
08-Jan-2012 09:08 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Departure airport]
10-Jan-2021 22:23 Holschtein Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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