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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203575
Last updated: 13 February 2021
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Date:19-MAY-1942
Time:23:51
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:156 Squadron Royal Air Force (156 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3671
C/n / msn: GT-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hargnies, Ardennes département -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Alconbury
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Mannheim, Germany.
Outward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Hubert Rauh of the 7./NJG 4, who was flying a Bf 110 from Juvincourt airfield in the Aisne département.

Pilot:41858 Sqn Ldr Thomas Campbell McGillivray DFC - Hargnies Communal Cemetery Coll. grave.
2nd Pilot:R/85609 Sgt Donald Mathieson RCAF - Hargnies Communal Cemetery Coll. grave.
Observer:104573 Plt Off Denis Hellyer - Hargnies Communal Cemetery Coll. grave.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:129821 Flt Sgt Kenneth Vincent Whelan - Hargnies Communal Cemetery Coll. grave.
Air Gunner:946087 Sgt Charles Corbett Stevens - Hargnies Communal Cemetery Coll. grave.
Air Gunner:120171 Plt Off Edward Francis Valentine - Hargnies Communal Cemetery Coll. grave.

Sources:

France-Crashes 39-45.
CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
Google Maps
http://ww2.dk/Airfields%20-%20France.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Dec-2017 23:33 Red Dragon Added
06-Nov-2018 21:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase, Operator]
20-Apr-2020 12:58 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Country, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Apr-2020 13:01 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]

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