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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204873
Last updated: 11 September 2020
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Date:25-SEP-1940
Time:
Type:LeO 451
Owner/operator:GB II/23 Armée de l'Air
Registration: No.305
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Off Gibraltar -   Gibraltar
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot by British Anti-aircraft fire. 2 dead Lt.Court S/C Roques, and Sgt Robineau.
A very accurate flak hits the LeO 451 # 305 GB II/23 of the plane falls into the Atlantic with his crew (Lt Court S / C and Roques Robineau Sgt. Another plane of GB I/11 is damaged. In are days of the attack rumor in the French ranks, that some pilots claim to have deliberately missed their target, the card seems to attest to the impact of e bmbardement version was not great

Sources:

History of the Armée de l'Air (colonial presence 1939–62)
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jan-2018 12:44 andrew Added
06-Jan-2019 11:47 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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