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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205182
Last updated: 23 March 2021
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Date:26-JUN-1942
Time:02:36 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:13 Squadron Royal Air Force (13 Sqn RAF)
Registration: T2254
C/n / msn: OO-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aartselaar, province of Antwerpen -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:50 hrs for an intruder operation to Venlo airfield in the Netherlands.
The aircraft was hit by Flak of the 11./Flak-Regiment 32 and crashed.
The three crew members rest at Schoonselhof cemetery in Antwerpen:

Pilot:45339 Fg Off Peter Huxly Looker - killed
Observer:NZ/404496 Flt Sgt William George O'Neil RNZAF - killed
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1381469 Sgt Gordon William Cox - killed

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=T2254+
Google Maps
CWGC.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jan-2018 22:33 Red Dragon Added
27-Jan-2018 22:34 Red Dragon Updated [Source]
31-Jan-2018 01:20 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
12-Feb-2018 09:36 XindelXL Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
09-Oct-2018 18:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
01-May-2020 16:57 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-May-2020 16:58 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
01-May-2020 20:08 TigerTimon Updated [Operator]

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