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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203613
Last updated: 24 February 2021
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Date:30-MAY-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:419 (Moose) Sqn RCAF
Registration: X3715
C/n / msn: VR-G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Argenteuil -   France
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Mildenhall
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft most likely was hit by this anti-aircraft fire. The aircraft was brought down at Argenteuil 7km. North of Paris. All the crew were killed on the operation.

Crew
Pilot:J/6167 Plt Off Eric Graham Cavaghan RCAF - Viroflay New Communal Cemetery Row A Collective Grave 19-20.
Navigator:R/68063 Flt Sgt Orville Everett Crawford RCAF - Viroflay New Communal Cemetery Row A Collective Grave 19-20.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:R/62650 Sgt John Gordon Forbes RCAF - Viroflay New Communal Cemetery Row A Collective Grave 19-20.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:923177 Sgt William Laverson Field Kellow - Viroflay New Communal Cemetery Row A Collective Grave 19-20.
Air Gunner:R/67591 Sgt Robert Widdop Whitley RCAF - Viroflay New Communal Cemetery Row A Grave 1.

Sources:

https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Ffrancecrashes39-45.net%2Fpage_fiche_av.php%3Fid%3D3342&edit-text=&act=url
419 Squadron Association
CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2017 21:06 Red Dragon Added
10-Oct-2018 12:20 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
19-May-2019 16:42 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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