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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202555
Last updated: 26 September 2020
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Time:02:33 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:405 (Vancouver) Sqn RCAF
Registration: W5427
C/n / msn: LQ-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Brühl, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Pocklington
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 22:14 hrs for an operation to Dortmund in Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was hit by heavy (schwere) Flak and crashed.
All the crew were initially buried at Brühl:

Pilot: 1108340 Sgt Donald Malcolm MacFarlane Rheinberg War Cemetery Coll. grave 1. C. 22-24.
Observer: 375987 Sgt Alan Godfrey Harvey Rheinberg War Cemetery 1. C. 25.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 1006968 Malcolm David Jones Rheinberg War Cemetery 1. C. 21.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:J/15855 Sgt William Stone Tyler (American)RCAF Rheinberg War Cemetery Coll. grave 1. C.22-24
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: R/59294 Sgt John Cormack RCAF Rheinberg War Cemetery Coll. grave 1. C. 22-24.


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Revision history:

05-Dec-2017 17:25 Red Dragon Added
29-Jun-2018 09:17 ehren69 Updated [Location, Narrative]
13-Oct-2018 16:50 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Destination airport]
18-Apr-2020 08:56 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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