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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52532
Last updated: 28 September 2020
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Date:16-SEP-1942
Time:22:52
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:26 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (26 OTU RAF)
Registration: DV941
C/n / msn: -G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 3 km west of Noordwijk, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wing
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:29 hrs local time for an operation against the Krupp works at Essen in Germany.

Probably, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Hauptmann Heinrich Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein of the 9./NJG 2, who was flying a Ju 88 C-6 from Gilze-Rijen airfield - (claim) 'Stirling' sea 3 km west of Noordwijk/Katwijk aan Zee at 22:52 hrs.

Pilot / Sgt. L.W. Streeter 413505 RNzAF / Noordwijk cemetery; grave 1 14
Observer / Sgt. A.McK. Bartlett 922974 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 77
Observer / Sgt. W.G. Archer 656255 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 77
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner / F/Sgt. D.A. White R/83079 RCAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 107
Air Gunner / F/Sgt. H.E. Johnson R/137467 RCAF / Amsterdam cemetery; grave 69 D 10

Sources:

http://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/item2.php?SGLO=T1842A
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three - Dr Theo E W Boiten


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-Sep-2017 19:27 TigerTimon Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Sep-2017 14:29 Red Dragon Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2020 09:58 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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