Accident Short Stirling Mk III BF507,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211638
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Date:Sunday 30 May 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic strl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Short Stirling Mk III
Owner/operator:149 (East India) Sqn RAF
Registration: BF507
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Sugar refinery Dormagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Lakenheath
Destination airport:
Hit by Flak of the 7. Flak-Division.

Target: Barmen-Wuppertal
Call Sign: OJ-S
Takeoff time: 23:02
Pilot : Pilot Officer Alfred William Flack RNZAF NZ/413833 [Killed]
Flight Engineer : Sergeant Herbert Lloyd RAF 621384 [Killed]
Navigator : Pilot Officer James Shepherd RAF 146166 [Killed] (NCO:656494 Commission Gazetted : Tuesday 20 July, 1943)
Bomb Aimer : Sergeant Frederick Charles Detley RAFVR 1085002 [Killed]
Wireless Operator : Sergeant Thomas Benjamin Morris RAFVR 1325871 [Killed]
Mid-Upper Gunner : Warrant Officer Class II Richard Walter Stanley RCAF R/95347 [Killed]
Rear Gunner : Warrant Officer Class II Harry Sponsler RCAF R/122267 [Killed]


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part One
Rob Davis Bomber Command Losses Database

Revision history:

30-May-2018 07:14 TigerTimon Added
28-Jun-2018 13:18 ehren69 Updated [Location]
18-Oct-2018 13:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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