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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231785
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:30-DEC-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic hlfx model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Handley Page Halifax Mk VII
Owner/operator:432 (Leaside) Sqn RCAF
Registration: NP812
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Woodridge, Suffolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF East Moor
Destination airport:RAF Woodbridge, Suffolk
Narrative:
Hit by flak during bombing mission to Troisdorf Germany. The port wing, fuel tanks were holed, port outer and stbd outer engines were u/s. F/O E. Hancox RCAF, the navigator, and P/O G. Barnett RCAF, the bomb aimer were also injured. P/O G. Barnett RCAF, the bomb aimer, bailed out over France. The crew landed safely at Woodbridge on 2 engines. P/O G. Barnett died of his wounds.

Sources:

http://www.6bombergroup.ca/Dec44/Dec29~3044.html
http://www.belgians-remember-them.eu/crew-nam-jeme.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Dec-2019 17:10 tachel Added
07-Aug-2020 16:28 soucek56 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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