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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193114
Last updated: 11 November 2020
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Date:27-JAN-1941
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: N7358
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Off the Norwegian coast -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 27 January 1941 the Hudson I N7358 QX-H of 224 Sqn RAF was reported missing over the North Sea. It was shot down off Norway by a Bf110 of III./ZG 76 flown by Hauptmann Rolf Kaldrack (for his third known claim). There was no survivor.

Crew (all killed):
Sgt Percy Rae Lanchbery (pilot)
Sgt Christopher Brown Thomson
Sgt Ernest Arthur Perry
Sgt Horace Mitchell

All are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

Sources:

"1941 the turning point. Part 1", by John Foreman, ISBN 1-871187-22-2
"Royal Air Force Coastal Command Losses of the Second World War, vol 1: Aircraft and Crew Losses 1939-1941", by Ross McNeill. ISBN 1-85780-128-8
Luftwaffe claim lists by Tony Wood and Jim Perry (http://lesbutler.co.uk/claims/tonywood.htm)
https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead.aspx


Revision history:

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27-Jan-2017 08:54 Laurent Rizzotti Added

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