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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170381
Last updated: 28 December 2020
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Date:17-JUN-1944
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk XI
Owner/operator:99 Squadron Royal Air Force (99 Sqn RAF)
Registration: HZ719
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Loktak Lake, Manipur -   India
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Jessore, India
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The bomber plane was shot down by Japanese forces during the Battle of Imphal. All six crew killed. The deceased are buried at the Imphal War Cemetery, India.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20150317230212/http://mizzima.com/mizzima-news/regional/item/13576-new-search-for-world-war-ii-aircraft-wrecks-to-begin-in-india
2. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Wreckage-sites-of-3-WW-II-fighter-planes-at-Loktak-Lake-identified/articleshow/44672588.cms
3. http://www.aircrewremembered.com/ennis-anthony.html
4. http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/search-on-for-three-wwii-aircraft-in-manipur-lake/article6482441.ece


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Oct-2014 06:11 gerard57 Added
20-Apr-2017 23:15 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Sep-2017 12:53 Anon. Updated [Location]
23-Dec-2017 19:16 Nepa Updated [Operator]
13-Nov-2018 07:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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