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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203016
Last updated: 11 October 2020
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Date:29-APR-1942
Time:evening
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:57 Squadron Royal Air Force (57 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3640
C/n / msn: DX-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:park of Maisons-Laffitte, Yvelines département -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mid-air collision with 115 Squadron Wellington X3593 KO-C. Aircraft crashed at Park of Masions-Laffitte 14km North of Versailles.

Crew
Pilot: 404359 Fg Off Kenneth Fenton Heald RNZAF - Bievres Communal Cemetery Grave 14.
Observer:1250768 Sgt Alfred George Ennis - Bievres Communal Cemetery Grave 16.
Wireless Operator:1166515 Sgt John Calder Clark - Bievres Communal Cemetery Coll. grave 1-11.
Air Gunner:110795 Plt Off Arthur Ernest Parsons - Bievres Communal Cemetery Coll. grave 1-11
Air Gunner:648623 Sgt Arthur Williams Munro - Bievres Communal Cemetery Grave 13.

Sources:

France-Crashes 39-45
CWGC
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Dec-2017 17:16 Red Dragon Added
07-Nov-2018 19:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
12-May-2020 09:30 TigerTimon Updated [Date, Time, Registration, Other fatalities, Location, Source]

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