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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235891
Last updated: 11 May 2020
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Date:27-JUL-1942
Time:01:26 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DB-7B Boston Mk III
Owner/operator:226 Squadron Royal Air Force (226 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AL746
C/n / msn: MQ-S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wadden Sea south of Spiekeroog island, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Swanton Morley, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 21:23 hrs for an intruder operation to Germany.
The aircraft was hit by Marine Flak and crashed. All four crew members rest at the Sage War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=AL746
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-May-2020 17:27 TigerTimon Added
11-May-2020 18:39 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location]

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