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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231446
Last updated: 16 December 2019
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Date:19-OCT-1941
Time:
Type:Bristol Blenheim
Owner/operator:404 (Buffalo) Sqn RCAF
Registration: Z5753
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Coast off Lerwick -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dyce
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft returned from a convoy escort but due to bad weather and darkness the crew was unable to locate the airfield flare path at Dyce, so directed to divert to Wick. The aircraft came down into the sea off Lerwick. Crew listed as Missing.
Pilot: Sgt. I.A.M. Barber, R/77034, RCAF, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
Navigator: Flt. Sgt. E. Gillam, 7467655, RAFVR, Bary, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W/O, Gnr: Sgt. J. Shaw, 946427, RAFVR, Hometown Unknown

Sources:

https://wartimes.ca/forums/viewtopic.php?t=588


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Revision history:

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16-Dec-2019 18:33 tachel Added

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