Accident Handley Page Halifax Mk II JP113,
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Date:Friday 21 April 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic hlfx model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:428 (Ghost) Sqn RCAF
Registration: JP113
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:forest near Attlebridge, Norfolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Middleton St. George
Destination airport:Lens
Damaged by cannon fire from a nightfighter over France. Crew put out fires, pilot managed to fly back to UK for a crash landing. 3 of the crew bailed out over France, of which 2 were captured and were POW. One crewmember died from injuries sustained in the crash landing.

Pilot : Flight Lieutenant C G Ford RCAF [Injured]
Flight Engineer : Sergeant J W Carrigan RAF [Injured]
Navigator : Flying Officer N R McGregor RCAF 14675 [Evaded]
Bomb Aimer : Flying Officer Arthur Hugh Murphy RCAF J/25069 [PoW]
Wireless Operator / Air Gunner : Flight Sergeant E S Jones RAFVR
Mid-Upper Gunner : Flying Officer B D Ardis RCAF [Injured]
Rear Gunner : Pilot Officer Arthur Shaw MiD RAF 54437 (NCO:650909 : Commission Gazetted Friday 21 April, 1944) [Fatal Injury]

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Revision history:

02-Feb-2020 22:21 tachel Added
01-Apr-2020 15:28 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source]
20-Apr-2024 06:58 Rob Davis Updated [Source, Narrative]

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