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Narrative:Takeoff at 23:03 hrs for an operation to Hamm, Germany.
|Date:||Wednesday 9 July 1941|
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
|Owner/operator:||78 Sqn RAF|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Aircraft damage:|| Aircraft missing|
|Location:||North Sea 60 km NW of Vlieland, Friesland -
|Departure airport:||RAF Middleton St George, County Durham|
Shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Rudolf Schoenert of the 4./NJG 1, who was flying Bf 110 C-7 G9+WM from Bergen airfield.
Pilot : Sergeant Oliver Wiley McLean RAAF Aus/404112 [Killed]
Wireless Operator / Air Gunner : Sergeant Kenneth Noddle RAFVR 910919 [Killed]
Crew : Sergeant Louis Byrne RAF 1377672 [Killed]
Crew : Sergeant Clifford Mackenzie Martin RCAF R/64471 [Killed]
Crew : Pilot Officer Herbert Hutin Mountain RAFVR 86428 [Killed] (NCO:751256 Commission Gazetted : Tuesday 05 November, 1940)
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z6555
Rob Davis Bomber Command Losses Database
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