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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 198583
Last updated: 12 January 2021
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Date:07-JUL-1944
Time:01:20
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:37 Squadron Royal Air Force (37 Sqn RAF)
Registration: MF241
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Radlberg, St. Pölten, province of Lower Austria -   Austria
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tortorelly (I)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Wellington MF241. This aircraft left Tortorella at 21:51 hrs on the night of July 6 and carried the Squadron Leader for this operation, Crashed during an air-raid over Austria during night. One occupant jumped out and survived serious injured. 07-07-1944 –
Crew:
F/Lt Charles John BURNELL (131997) A/B RAFVR - killed
Sgt Lionel Joseph GUEST (1250308) AG RAFVR - killed
P/O Charles Walter KEIGHLEY (157847) Pilot - killed
Lt. Theodore Villiers VLOK (542885V) Nav. SAAF - killed
Sgt G. A. MITCHELL (Wop/AG) RAF – POW.

Sources:

http://www.bundesheer.at/download_archiv/pdfs/missing_in_action.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Aug-2017 09:12 Alpine Flight Added
14-May-2018 17:59 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
12-Jan-2021 11:53 werich Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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