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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200436
Last updated: 3 November 2019
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Date:04-JAN-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:99 Squadron Royal Air Force (99 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R1519
C/n / msn: LN-Q
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Off Portland Bill -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waterbeach
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Waterbeach at 16:02. Crashed into the sea off Portland Bill. Target - Brest
Crew
Plt Off R B Thomas - Runnymede Memorial
Sgt A J Copping - Folkstone New Cemetery Hawkinge
Sgt A R W Smith - Runnymede Memorial
Flt Sgt J W Colpitts RCAF - Runnymede Memorial
Sgt A H Shattock - Runnymede Memorial
Flt Sgt B Froude - Runnymede Memorial

Sources:

Bomber Command losses 1942.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Oct-2017 19:53 Red Dragon Added
26-Dec-2017 06:11 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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