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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195980
Last updated: 2 October 2020
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Date:17-OCT-1944
Time:
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:148 Squadron Royal Air Force (148 Sqn RAF)
Registration: JD319
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Solcava -   Slovenia
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Brindisi, Italy
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down on ammunition drop mission in northern Yogoslavia. The plane crashed into trees on a mountain near Solcava and four crew members were killed.
STEELE, Charles Gibson (Flight Sergeant) 424114 RAAF
EDWARDS, P H (Flight Sergeant) 1601873 RAF
DAKER, K D (Sergeant) 1581777 RAF
CLARKE, F (Sergeant) 182467 RAF
R.I.P.

Sources:

http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/in-memoriam-those-air-force-pilots-crews-who-died-on-this-day-in-ww2.18267/page-47


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jun-2017 14:09 gerard57 Added
02-Oct-2020 08:53 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport]

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