Accident Short Stirling Mk IV LK556,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50014
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Date:Wednesday 20 September 1944
Time:15:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic strl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Short Stirling Mk IV
Owner/operator:196 Sqn RAF
Registration: LK556
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Valburgseweg road, Elst, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Keevil, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 11:50 hrs for a re-supply operation in support of operation Market Garden.

Pilot F/O. J.W. McOmie 149352 RAF Survived evader
Flight Engineer Sgt. D.N. Clough 1477477 RAF Jonkerbos cemetery; 17 A 6
Navigator F/O. J.L. Patterson J/25343 RCAF Survived evader
Bomb Aimer F/O. G.M. Cairns J/27280 RCAF Survived evader
Wireless Operator F/Sgt. R. Brooks 1384883 RAF Survived evader
Air Gunner F/O. G.F. Talbot 158011 RAF Survived evader
Air Despatcher Drv. R.F. Pragnell T61437 RASC Groesbeek Mem Panel - maybe buried as Unknown at Heteren
Air Despatcher Cpl. A.W.J. Pescodd 47580 RASC Jonkerbos cemetery; 4 E 4

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
11-Sep-2019 08:18 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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