Accident Handley Page Halifax Mk II W7880,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52156
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Date:Sunday 14 February 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic hlfx model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:102 (Ceylon) Sqn RAF
Registration: W7880
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lorbaan, Veulen south of Venray, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Pocklington
Destination airport:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Manfred Meurer of the 3./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 from Venlo airfield, and exploded.

Target: Köln
Call Sign: DY-J
Takeoff time: 18:25
Pilot F/Sgt. J.L. Hartshorn 655162 RAF Jonkerbos 8 I 6-9 Initially buried Venlo
Flight engineer Sgt. J.W. Kilyon 617334 RAF Jonkerbos 8 I 6-9 Initially buried Venlo
Observer Sgt. F.W. Cox 657865 RAF Jonkerbos 8 I 6-9 Initially buried Venlo
Nav ba Sgt. H.A. Cheasman 1425127 RAF Jonkerbos 8 I 4 Initially buried Venlo
Wo ag W/O A.N. Conner R/88546 RCAF Jonkerbos 8 I 5 Initially buried Venlo
Air gunner Sgt. A.O. Gilbert 1393473 RAF Jonkerbos 8 I 6-9 Initially buried Venlo
Air gunner W/O G. Farah R/85961 RCAF Groesbeek RCAF 10 H 12 Initially buried Venlo

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part one

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
12-Feb-2018 18:01 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2018 19:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
29-Aug-2018 09:11 TigerTimon Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2018 17:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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