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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248594
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:16-AUG-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic typh model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Typhoon Mk IB
Owner/operator:174 (Mauritius) Squadron Royal Air Force (174 (Mauritius) Sqn RAF)
Registration: JP444
MSN: XP-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Amiens Glisy airfield -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lydd, Kent
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Typhoon JP444 Hit by a direct flak hit over target during RAMROD 204, crashed in target area. 16/04/1943
Crew:
F/Lt (J/5831)John Rutherford STERNE (pilot) RCAF - killed

Sources:

174 Sqn records from Archives.UK
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/ParadieArchiveDatabase/?q=sterne&qand=&exc1=&exc2=&search_only=&search_type=exact
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/sterne-john-rutherford.html
Sterne's personnel records from DND archives Canada
https://www.thetyphoonproject.org/raf/John%20Rutherford-Sterne.html
https://www.rcafassociation.ca/heritage/search-awards/?search=sterne&searchfield=lastname&type=all
https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2847250


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Mar-2021 20:54 tachel Added
06-Mar-2021 20:55 tachel Updated [Narrative]
06-Mar-2021 21:05 tachel Updated [Registration]
18-Jul-2021 10:52 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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