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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201835
Last updated: 25 July 2020
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Date:29-MAR-1942
Time:02:09 claim
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:109 Squadron Royal Air Force (109 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9913
C/n / msn: ZP-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:sea -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tempsford
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein.
The aircraft was hit by Flak of two Marine-Flak-Abteilungen based in Schleswig-Holstein.
Lost without trace. 109 Squadron. Its new role was to aid in the development of the Oboe navigation aid, and then when Oboe was ready to introduce it to service.

Pilot: 100639 Plt Off Gordon James Maygothling - Runnymede Memorial Panel 70.
2nd Pilot: 404933 Francis John Cassells RAAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 112.
Observer: J/6161 Plt Off Leo Joseph Convey RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 100
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 404478 Sgt Frank Graham Bower RAAF: Runnymede Memorial Panel 112.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 106075 Plt Off Richard James Cussen _ Runnymede Memorial Panel 69.
Air Gunner: 535972 Flt Sgt Ronald Arthur Walker - Runnymede Memorial Panel 76.
Special Equipment Operator: 1305046 LAC Robert Frank Rendell - Runnymede Memorial Panel 97.
Special Equipment Operator: 67252 Plt Off Basil Elgar Percy Sadler - Runnymede Memorial Panel 71

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942.
CWGC.
RAAF PERSONNEL SERVING ON ATTACHMENT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SQUADRONS AND SUPPORT UNITS IN WORLD WAR 2 AND MISSING WITH NO KNOWN GRAVE.
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/Marineflak/MFlakAbt.htm
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Nov-2017 16:43 Red Dragon Added
25-Nov-2017 16:43 Red Dragon Updated [Date]
25-Nov-2017 16:46 Red Dragon Updated [Source]
16-Oct-2018 19:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
16-Apr-2020 13:48 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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