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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245408
Last updated: 26 December 2020
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Date:17-AUG-1940
Time:
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk V
Owner/operator:51 Squadron Royal Air Force (51 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P4986
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Peine -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Dishforth, Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The airplane exploded midair during an attack on the Bohlen Oil Plant. All five crew members died in the crash.

Sources:

http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=14901
http://aircrewremembered.com/scott-john-stanley.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Dec-2020 16:05 gerard57 Added
07-Dec-2020 16:05 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
26-Dec-2020 21:07 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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