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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171492
Last updated: 15 December 2020
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Date:02-APR-1942
Time:01:47 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:214 (Federated Malay States) Squadron Royal Air Force (214 (Federated Malay States) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R1789
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Maxdorf, Rheinland-Pfalz -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed at Maxdorf, 10km WNW of Ludwigshafen.

Crew
Pilot: 1172870 Sgt Sydney Burtwell DFM - Durnbach War Cemetery 2. F. 2.
Pilot: 934390 Sgt Arthur Edwin Rees - Durnbach War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. F. 10-18.
Navigator: 1256777 Sgt Kenneth Horace Tibbatts - Durnbach War Cemetery 2. F. 4.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 1310826 Sgt John Clifford Dunn - Durnbach War Cemetery 2. F. 1.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 1310876 Sgt Peter Wood Durnbach War Cemetery 2. F. 3.
Air Gunner: 616823 Sgt Henry Downs - Durnbach War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. F. 10-18.

Sources:

https://books.google.nl/books?id=hDMdAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA63&lpg=PA63&dq=junkers+absturz+2.+Weltkrieg&source=bl&ots=m-ru5Ckfx3&sig=C5fxOMuoRn_8Gh8ZuD8fU1mtL3I&hl=nl&sa=X&ei=8ZVwVI3dForfOKvsgZAM
214 Sqn Association
CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Nov-2014 16:00 gerard57 Added
16-Apr-2020 16:24 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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