Accident Short Stirling Mk III EH889,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51730
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Date:Wednesday 23 June 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic strl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Short Stirling Mk III
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Sqn RAF
Registration: EH889
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:IJsselmeer 8 km east of Oosterland, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Newmarket
Destination airport:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Feldwebel Heinz Vinke of the 11./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Bergen or Leeuwarden airfield.

Takeoff time: 23:48
Pilot F/Lt. T.F. McCrorie 68770 RAF Molkwerum 190 Washed up near Molkwerum 5th Jul 43
Flight engineer Sgt. E. Grainger 625045 RAF Runnymede Memorial 151
Navigator P/O. W. Stuckey Mid 51042 RAF Makkum O 31 Washed up near Ferwoude 24th Jul 43
Bomb aimer Sgt. J.L. Richards 404946 RNZAF Runnymede Memorial 199
Wo ag W/O II R.E. Todd DFM R/91742 RCAF Medemblik 249 Washed up near Medemblik 6th Jul 43
Air gunner W/O II R.D. Todd R/91741 RCAF Medemblik 250 Washed up Andijk-Oost
Air gunner Sgt. R.A. Kennedy 1003148 RAF Middenmeer 1448 Washed up near Middenmeer


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part one

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
23-Jun-2018 09:57 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Oct-2018 20:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
17-Jan-2022 16:02 tachel Updated [Source]
17-Jan-2022 16:02 tachel Updated [Narrative]

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