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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2664
Last updated: 28 April 2020
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Date:06-NOV-1939
Time:morning
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:57 Squadron Royal Air Force (57 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1145
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St. Johann, near Bad Kreuznach, 33 km SW of Mainz (Rhl.-Pfalz) -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Metz, France
Destination airport:Metz, France
Narrative:
Airborne 10:30 for reconnaisance to Siegfried Line. Shot down by Bf.109 at St. Johann, a municipality in the district of Reutlingen in Baden-Württemberg near Bad Kreuznach, 33 km SW of Mainz, in Germany (at approximate Coordinates: 48°27′10″N 09°20′35″E)
Crew:
Pilot:Pilot Officer 39890 Alexander Donald Morton 27 RAF killed.
Pilot:Sgt 514006 Geoffrey Storr 26 RAF killed.
Wireless Op/Air Gunner: AC.1 543541 Frederick Albert Twinning 19 RAF killed.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain: Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999
2. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/40: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C14142123
3. http://www.lostbombers.co.uk/bomber.php?id=4882
4. https://57-630sqnassoc.org/57-1939/
5. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2048251/morton,-alexander-donald/
6. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2032910/storr,-geoffrey/
7. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2033077/twinning,-frederick-albert/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 03:08 JINX Added
25-Feb-2008 03:12 JINX Updated
22-Jun-2008 21:47 JINX Updated
26-Jun-2013 19:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
17-Jul-2013 19:55 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Source]
15-Dec-2014 10:56 Jixon Updated [Operator, Location]
06-Oct-2018 15:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
03-Jun-2019 22:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2019 04:13 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative]
25-Jan-2020 14:03 Uli Elch Updated [Location]

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