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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20218
Last updated: 14 November 2019
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Date:09-JAN-1942
Time:
Type:Avro Manchester Mk I
Owner/operator:207 Squadron Royal Air Force (207 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L7322
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel, near Crozon, Finistere -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bottesford
Destination airport:Bottesford
Narrative:
Hit by flak on mission to Brest & believed to have crashed in the sea in the vicinity of Crozon (Finisture), on the northern shores of the Baie du Douarnenez.
Crew:
Pilot: F/O 88024 George Reginald Bayley RAFVR killed.
Sgt 404786 Noel Messines Toohill RAAF killed.
Sgt 920869 Alexander Gordon Harris RAFVR killed.
Sgt 1180830 Richard Vivian Griffiths RAFVR killed.
Flt/Sgt 551817 John Elias Jones DFM RAF killed.
Sgt 406450 Peter Charles Herbert Goldie RAAF killed.
Sgt 407808 William Rex Seymour RAAF killed.

Sources:

Air-Britain: Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
http://www.lostbombers.co.uk/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-May-2008 11:21 JINX Added
07-Jan-2010 23:59 JINX Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
19-Jan-2012 14:33 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jul-2013 07:44 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
16-Oct-2015 19:54 Heil Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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