Accident Avro Manchester Mk I L7390,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20238
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Date:Wednesday 25 March 1942
Type:Avro Manchester Mk I
Owner/operator:106 Sqn RAF
Registration: L7390
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:IJsselmeer near Kornwerderzand, Friesland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
This was the first operational loss of No. 106 Squadron with the Manchester. Airborne 20:00 for a mission to Essen.
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Ludwig Becker of the 6./NJG 2, who had taken off from Leeuwarden airfield; crashed through ice.
Pilot:Flt Lt (40685) Robert Jack Dunlop-McKenzie - killed.
2nd Pilot: Plt Off (100035) Peter Norman Cann - killed
F/Engineer: Sgt (1160932) Raymond Benjamin Burrows - killed
Navigator: Sgt (1053799) Kimber Hill - killed
WOp/Air Gunner: Flt Sgt (751432) Wilfred Deryck Welham - killed
WOp/Air Gunner: Sgt (619899) William Grant McDonald - killed.
AG: Sgt (969988) John Joseph Stewart - killed


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Revision history:

31-May-2008 03:01 JINX Added
27-Jun-2012 22:02 Angela2307 Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Jan-2016 14:39 Angel dick one five Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
12-Oct-2016 13:58 sunnyhill_50@hotmail Updated [Operator, Destination airport]
24-Mar-2017 11:34 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]
25-Mar-2017 09:07 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
18-Nov-2017 19:00 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
18-Nov-2017 19:01 Red Dragon Updated [Operator]
28-Oct-2018 13:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
16-Apr-2019 18:22 shaunparkes@hotmail. Updated [Cn]
14-Apr-2020 13:39 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
18-Aug-2022 21:19 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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