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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200509
Last updated: 16 November 2019
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Date:07-JAN-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5523
C/n / msn: PH-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea off Brest -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by flak over the target and crashed into the sea off Brest. All the crew are remembered on the Runnymede Memorial

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
https://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fabsa39-45.forumpro.fr%2Ft578-secteur-de-brest-6-janvier-1942
Bomber Command Losses 1942




Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Oct-2017 19:17 Red Dragon Added
06-Nov-2017 09:20 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
18-Oct-2018 19:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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