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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202281
Last updated: 21 January 2021
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Date:03-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:101 Squadron Royal Air Force (101 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3709
C/n / msn: SR-J
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Off Lorient -   France
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bourn
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Lost Gardening off Lorient. Cause unknown.

Crew
Pilot: 1063594 Sgt John Saunders Weaver - Runnymede Memorial Panel 96.
Pilot: R/80234 Sgt Hector Thomas Moore Cooper RCAF - Lorient (Kerentrech) Communal Cemetery Plot 62. Row A. Grave 2.
Navigator/Bomb Aimer:1064638 Sgt Ioan Henri Roberts - Runnymede Memorial Panel 92.
Observer: 107995 Plt Off Norman Ernest Myring - Lorient (Kerentrech) Communal Cemetery Plot 62. Row B. Grave 6.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 996657 Sgt John Harley Dixon - Runnymede Memorial Panel 81.
Air Gunner: 621311 Sgt Claude William Valder - Lorient (Kerentrech) Communal Cemetery Plot 62. Row B. Grave 7.

Sources:

CWGC
French Crashes 39-45
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Nov-2017 15:27 Red Dragon Added
09-Oct-2018 05:44 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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