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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141366
Last updated: 26 July 2020
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Date:18-DEC-1939
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IA
Owner/operator:9 Sqn Royal Air Force (9 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N2941
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:in sea off Wilhelmshaven, Lower Saxony -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Honington, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Wellington N2941 failed to return from an operatonal flight, 18 December 1939. Probably shot down during raid on Wilhelmshaven. 12 out of 22 Wellingtons shot down on this mission. N2941 was last seen off Wilhelmshaven with an engine on fire

Crew of Wellington N2941:
Flying Officer D B Allison,
Flying Officer D C E Bailey,
Corporal R T Black and
Sergeant J B A Turnbull missing presumed dead,
Sergeant J A Brister and
Leading Aircraftman A G Goodenough: report of deaths

Sources:

1. Air Britain: RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999, published 1991
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/63: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C14142180
3. http://www.oldhaltonians.co.uk/pages/rememb/ROH/30.htm
4. http://www.undyingmemory.net/HAVERHILL/black-reginald.html
5. https://internationalbcc.co.uk/losses/11412/
6. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-vickers-408-wellington-ia-wilhelmshaven-6-killed-1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2012 10:45 Uli Elch Added
04-Jun-2019 20:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2019 09:41 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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