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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202372
Last updated: 17 April 2020
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Date:11-APR-1942
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5570
C/n / msn: PH-H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Adolf Hitler Straße at Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook
Destination airport:Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Narrative:
Hit by Flak of 7 Flak Division. Crashed into Adolf Hitler Straße Koln. Time Unknown.
Crew
Pilot: J/15258 Plt Off Harold Leslie Cook - Runnymede Memorial Panel 100.
2nd Pilot: 403047 Sgt Rae Rees Frost RAAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 112.
Observer: 402328 Flt Sgt Colin Alais Fletcher RAAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 111.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 1160114 Sgt Edwin Victor Pratt - Runnymede Memorial Panel 91.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 1184110 Sgt Findon Douglas Newton Row - Runnymede Memorial Panel 92.
Air Gunner: R/69829 Flt Sgt William Tripp McEwan RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 105.


Sources:

RAAF PERSONNEL SERVING ON ATTACHMENT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SQUADRONS AND SUPPORT UNITS IN WORLD WAR 2 AND MISSING WITH NO KNOWN GRAVE.
CWGC
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov-2017 20:02 Red Dragon Added
19-Oct-2018 14:11 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
29-Apr-2019 16:57 Anon. Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Country, Destination airport, Narrative]
17-Apr-2020 18:29 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Damage]

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