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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203573
Last updated: 6 September 2020
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Date:20-MAY-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:103 Squadron Royal Air Force (103 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z1141
C/n / msn: PM-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St Nazaire -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Elsham Wolds
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by flak and crashed in flames.

Crew
Pilot:70567 Flt Lt Patrick Elmore Rees - Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. D. 6.
Pilot:R/75732 Flt Sgt Leonard Clayton Taylor RCAF - Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. D. 6.
Observer/Air Gunner:J/7204 Plt Off Maldwyn Wyn Williams RCAF - Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. D. 6.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1360384 Sgt Bernard William Harris - Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. D. 6.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:R/70107 Sgt Howard Cameron Watson RCAF - Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. D. 6.
Air Gunner:R/100177 Sgt Wallace Mitchell (American) RCAF - Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. D. 6.

Sources:

CWGC
French Crashes 39-45
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Dec-2017 23:07 Red Dragon Added
15-Oct-2018 14:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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