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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50403
Last updated: 7 April 2021
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk XIII
Owner/operator:415 (Swordfish) Sqn RCAF
Registration: HZ659
C/n / msn: NH-H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Westerschelde estuary, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Bircham Newton (takeoff at 00:25 hrs)
Destination airport:
Took off RAF Bircham Newton to attack German shipping in the Western Scheldt in the province of Zeeland. Shot down by flak from Räumboote NNW at Ostend North Sea.
Plt Off G C Krahn RCAF (KIA) Vlissingen Noorderbegraafplaats
Plt Off J M Lacombe RCAF (KIA) Vlissingen Noorderbegraafplaats
Plt Off J R Dryden RCAF (KIA) Runnymede Memorial
Plt Off G A Henson RCAF (KIA) Runnymede Memorial
Plt Off F L Ladd RCAF (KIA) Runnymede Memorial
Plt Off D I A Laurie RCAF (KIA) Runnymede Memorial
Plt Off G E Robertson RCAF (KIA) Runnymede Memorial


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-Jun-2016 14:16 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2018 06:57 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Destination airport]
05-Oct-2020 17:05 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source]

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