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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202284
Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Date:03-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:150 Squadron Royal Air Force (150 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9814
C/n / msn: JN-O
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Villacoublay - Paris. -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Snaith
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by flak on the way to the target.Crashed at Villacoublay Paris.

Crew
Pilot:45440 Plt Off Ralph Hurbert Powell - Les Gonards Communal Cemetery Versailles Row 5. Coll. grave 31-34.
Pilot: 16212 Gp Capt Eric Bingham Webb - Les Gonards Communal Cemetery Versailles Row 5. Coll. grave 31-34.
Observer:364767 WO James William Duly Sykes - Les Gonards Communal Cemetery Versailles Row 4. Grave 34.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 922210 Sgt Bernard Shepherd - Les Gonards Communal Cemetery Versailles Row 5. Coll. grave 31-34.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 1359903 Sgt ALBERT HENRY DICKEBUSCH Barton - Les Gonards Communal Cemetery Versailles Row 5. Coll. grave 31-34.
Air Gunner: Sgt Christopher W Maltby PoW Stalag Luft 3 Sagan & Belaria. PoW Number 25641. He was rescued from the burning aircraft by Mr Albert Guerbet.

Sources:

CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942
French Crashes 39-45


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Nov-2017 16:03 Red Dragon Added
31-Oct-2018 14:00 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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