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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181283
Last updated: 4 August 2020
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Date:30-SEP-1939
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Hudson Mk I
Owner/operator:224 Squadron Royal Air Force (224 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N7219
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, off the Island of Stylt -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:raf Leuchars, Fife, Scotland
Destination airport:RAF Leuchars
Narrative:
Photo recon mission to Stylt, shot down by flak from Marineflakabteilung 264 & crashed 300 yards from shore.
Crew:
Pilot: 27275 P/O D.G. Heaton-Nichols RAF injured PoW No.22.
Co-pilot: 564932 Sgt. James Pearce RAF killed.
520315 AC1 Albert Sill RAF killed.
AG. 530618 AC1 Albert Thomason RAF killed.

Sources:

Coastal Command Losses of the Second World War Vol 1.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2015 06:55 JINX Added
07-Jan-2016 21:28 JIXN Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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