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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21623
Last updated: 8 December 2020
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Date:16-NOV-1941
Time:21:47
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:99 Squadron Royal Air Force (99 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L7873
C/n / msn: LN-J
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea -
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waterbeach
Destination airport:RAF Waterbeach
Narrative:
Operated by 99 Squadron RAF coded 'LN-J'. Airborne 17:20 15 Nov 41 on mission to raid Emden. Lost without trace over the North Sea. All six crew posted as Killed on Active Service. Probable claim by 5/Marine Flak Abt 246 battery Terschelling-West. Crashed in sea at 21:47. Victory confirmed 20 December 1941.
Crew:
F/Sgt (402891) Thomas Crawford Bentley Patterson RNZAF killed.
Sgt (1108004) Dennis Edward Hall RAFVR killed.
Sgt (921516) Leonard Ronald Townsend RAFVR killed.
Sgt (968394) Ronald Llewellyn Cooke RAFVR killed.
Sgt (R/68108) Bernard John Dermody RCAF killed.
Sgt (407294) William Albert McAllen RAAF killed.

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
http://www.lostbombers.co.uk/bomber.php?id=4687
https://www.mysliwcy.pl/forum/watki.php?id=1336&ustaw=pt&s=2_


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jul-2008 09:22 JINX Added
26-Feb-2012 05:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Mar-2013 22:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jun-2013 14:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
21-Aug-2013 09:18 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
27-Apr-2015 19:07 ABBA Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
03-Mar-2019 10:36 Anon. Updated [Time, Cn, Narrative]

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