Accident Short Stirling Mk III EH898, 26 Jun 1943
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51685
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Type:Silhouette image of generic strl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Short Stirling Mk III
Owner/operator:218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Royal Air Force (218 (Gold Coast) Sqn RAF)
Registration: EH898
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Lievelde, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Downham Market
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 23:45 for an operation to Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
Shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Werner Husemann of the Stab/NJG 1, flying Bf 110 G-4 G9+EA from Deelen airfield.

Pilot P/O. E.C. Hughes 146707 RAF Lichtenvoorde 17
Flight engineer Sgt. D. O'Sullivan 624385 RAF Lichtenvoorde 7
Navigator P/O. A.E. Boulton 391573 RNzAF Survived POW
Bomb aimer Sgt. G.R. Jacques 1575014 RAF Lichtenvoorde 9
Wireless op Sgt. B.A.W. Jennings 1332167 RAF Lichtenvoorde 8
Air gunner Sgt. H.S. Pagett 1809479 RAF Lichtenvoorde 18
Air gunner Sgt. E. Towe 553608 RAF Lichtenvoorde 16


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part two

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
26-Jun-2018 10:50 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2018 11:15 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
04-Oct-2018 15:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
28-Dec-2018 19:32 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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