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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203228
Last updated: 14 August 2020
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Date:07-MAY-1942
Time:01:23
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:419 (Moose) Sqn RCAF
Registration: X3717
C/n / msn: VR-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Oggersheim -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Mildenhall
Destination airport:Stuttgart
Narrative:
Hit by 1-3/Res Flak Abt 491, 5/Res Flak Abt 385, 3/Res Flak Abt 492 and 4/Res Flak Abt 396. The aircraft crashed at Oggersheim at 01:23.

Crew
Pilot:R/74225 Flt Sgt Lloyd John Osborne Roberts RCAF - Durnbach War Cemetery 2. D. 8.
Observer:R/54171 Flt Sgt Allen Charles Vincent Brophy RCAF - Durnbach War Cemetery 2. D. 9.
Wireless Operator: R/78640 Flt Sgt William Joseph Valkenier (American) RCAF - Durnbach War Cemetery 2. D. 10.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:R/8163A Flt Sgt Joseph George Murray RCAF - Durnbach War Cemetery 2. D. 11.
Air Gunner:R/73006 Flt Sgt Vernon Estey McDougall - Durnbach War Cemetery 2. D. 12.

Sources:

419 Squadron Association
CWGC.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Dec-2017 17:42 Red Dragon Added
22-Dec-2017 17:43 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Source]
24-Dec-2017 14:44 Red Dragon Updated [Operator]
10-Oct-2018 12:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
13-May-2019 08:18 Anon. Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]

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