ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49813
Last updated: 5 February 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:02-OCT-1944
Time:06:48 LT
Type:Hawker Tempest Mk V
Owner/operator:501 (County of Gloucester) Squadron Royal Air Force (501 (County of Gloucester) Sqn RAF)
Registration: EJ600
C/n / msn: SD-F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Kibbelgaarn, mun. Veendam, province of Groningen -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bradwell Bay, Essex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 05:35 hrs for a Ranger operation to Bad Zwischenahn airfield (Niedersachsen, Germany).
The aircraft was shot down; the pilot, S/Ldr. J. Berry (DFC & 2 bars), did not survive and is buried at Scheemda; grave 2 5 1.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4449&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
http://ww2.dk/Airfields%20-%20Germany%20[1937%20Borders].pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
28-Sep-2019 12:09 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Feb-2020 15:39 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description