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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202262
Last updated: 7 February 2021
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Date:02-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:214 (Federated Malay States) Squadron Royal Air Force (214 (Federated Malay States) Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z1156
C/n / msn: BU-E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:River Rhine near Firma Giulini at Ludwigshafen -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Stradishall, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in River Rhine near Firma Giulini at Ludwigshafen

Crew
Pilot: 1110578 Sgt Anthony Alexander Ferguson -Durnbach War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. F. 10-18.
Pilot: R/76959 Flt Sgt William Robert West RCAF - Durnbach War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. F. 10-18.
Observer: 933154 Sgt Vernon Philip Walrond Wheaton - Durnbach War Cemetery 2. F. 6.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 1164451 Sgt Dennis Owen George - Durnbach War Cemetery 2. F. 9.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 1112050 Sgt Harry Chilvers - Durnbach War Cemetery 2. F. 5.
Air Gunner: 1115867 Sgt Norman Ramsbottom - Durnbach War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. F. 10-18.

Sources:

CWGC
214 Squadron Association
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Nov-2017 22:01 Red Dragon Added
04-Oct-2018 14:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
03-Nov-2019 11:20 Anon. Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Operator]

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