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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203511
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:18-MAY-1942
Time:01:57
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:149 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (149 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R9320
MSN: OJ-S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Baltic Sea to the south of Lolland. -   Denmark
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lakenheath
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by flak from Wache Rødby, Kappel and S-Hafen Rødby. Crashed into the Baltic Sea to the south of Lolland. Those who survived were rescued by local fishing boat

Crew
Pilot: 1250028 Flt Sgt G H R Woodhouse PoW Stalag 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 107
2nd Pilot: 1377901 Sgt G D Anderson PoW camps L1 Barth / L6 Heydekrug / 357 Thorn / Fallingbostel. PoW Number 790
Flight Engineer: 573786 Sgt Gordon James Victor Lock - Runnymede Memorial Panel 88.
Observer:1164642 Sgt R J Nason PoW Stalag 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 78.
Wireless Operator:924069 Sgt R H P Waite PoW Stalag 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 101.
Air Gunner: Sgt G Grant PoW camps L3 Sagan / L6 Heydekrug / 357 Thorn / Fallingbostel. PoW Number 52.
Air Gunner:968034 Flt Sgt James Michael Wootton - Runnymede Memorial Panel 77.

Sources:

https://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=da&u=http://www.airmen.dk/p082.htm&prev=search
http://www.flensted.eu.com/194226.shtml
CWGC
RAF Prisoners of War
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Dec-2017 18:44 Red Dragon Added
18-Oct-2018 13:43 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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