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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202687
Last updated: 16 September 2020
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Date:18-APR-1942
Time:03:18
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:57 Squadron Royal Air Force (57 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3478
C/n / msn: DX-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Mulsum 11km ENE of Bremervorde -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Oblt Reinhold Eckardt 7./NJG3 - Mulsum 20km SW of Stade at 03:18. Aircraft crashed near Mulsum 11km ENE of Bremervorde. All the crew were made PoW's

Crew
70541 Sqn Ldr G F Phipps AFC - Stalag Luft 3 Zagan & Belaria. PoW Number 126.
39053 Sqn Ldr R Baron - Stalag Luft 3 Zagan & Belaria. PoW Number 108
115810 Plt Off E F Dowling - Stalag Luft 3 Zagan & Belaria. PoW Number 115.
104473 Plt Off J W Turner - Stalag Luft 3 Zagan & Belaria. PoW Number 132.
1057870 Sgt A J Proctor - Stalag Luft 4 Zagan & Belaria. PoW Number 177.
645866 Sgt A R Duffield - Stalag Luft 6 Heydekrug. PoW Number 152.

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
RAF Prisoners of War
Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 1.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Dec-2017 17:12 Red Dragon Added
07-Nov-2018 19:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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