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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52544
Last updated: 18 August 2020
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:22 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (22 OTU RAF)
Registration: HD991
C/n / msn: DD-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ramspol hamlet, Kampen, Overijssel -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Stratford
Destination airport:Operation - Bremen, Germany
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Lothar Linke of the 5./NJG 2, who was flying a Bf 110 F-4 at 3900 metres - (claim) Ramspol, North West of Kampen: 3,900m at 02:55.
Three of the crew rest in the Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) general cemetery:

Pilot: R/84501 Sgt George Stanley Bickerton RCAF - Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery Plot 13 Row 4 Grave 62.
Observer: J/10413 Plt Off Donald Chesley King RCAF - Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery Plot 13 Row 4 Grave 61.
Observer: J/10413 Plt Off William John Shaver RCAF - PoW/Stalag 344 Lamsdorf/PoW Number 27135.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 942637 Sgt John Henry Dew - PoW/Stalag 344 Lamsdorf/PoW Number 27131.
Air Gunner: R/95318 Flt Sgt Donald Murray RCAF - Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery Plot 13 Row 4 Grave 63.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
13-Sep-2017 06:32 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Aug-2019 19:39 Anon. Updated [Cn, Location, Narrative]
07-Aug-2019 19:39 harro Updated [Location]
27-May-2020 13:51 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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