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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52550
Last updated: 16 December 2020
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:16 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (16 OTU RAF)
Registration: R1297
C/n / msn: JS-R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Munterweg road, Uden, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Upper Heyford
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 21:00 hrs local time for an operation to Düsseldorf in Germany.
The aircraft was hit by Flak in the target area, was abandoned by the crew and crashed on the Munterweg road.
All five were taken prisoner of war:

Pilot Sgt. W.S. Harrison 408551 RAAF / prisoner of war
Observer P/O. E.J. Seaman 120347 RAF / prisoner of war
Wireless Operator Sgt. E. Lockwood 1034072 RAF / prisoner of war
Air Gunner Sgt. F.A.A. Browne 639808 RAF / prisoner of war
Air Gunner Sgt. P.N. Faber 1288440 RAF / prisoner of war


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
09-Sep-2017 20:03 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-May-2020 10:03 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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