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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190537
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Date:11-MAR-1943
Time:
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force
Registration: MG-Y
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Koerich -   Luxembourg
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Oakington, UK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The plane was engaged in a bombing mission over Frankfurt, Germany. After being hit by German anti-aircraft fire, the pilot performed an emergency landing. The plane crashed and the entire crew, four RAF and three Royal Canadian Air Force members, perished in the crash.

Sources:

http://www.wort.lu/en/luxembourg/remembrance-ceremonies-luxembourg-pays-tribute-to-those-who-gave-their-lives-57f663e45061e01abe839e6a


Revision history:

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