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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52584
Last updated: 7 December 2020
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Date:28-AUG-1942
Time:02:10 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3802
C/n / msn: PH-J
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nieuweweg 58, Poeldijk; Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Kassel, Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Major Karl Theodor Hülshoff of the Stab/NJG 2, who was flying a Ju 88 C-6 from Gilze-Rijen airfield - (claim) between Poeldijk and Loosduinen: 2,000m at 02:10; crashed in the garden of Mr Giezman at the Nieuweweg 58 in Poeldijk on the southwest outskirts of Den Haag, (Zuid-Holland).
Those who did not survive rest in Den Haag cemetery:

Pilot Sgt. D.S. McNeil 1312485 RAF / grave 2 30
Navigator Sgt. A. Mills 1377603 RAF / grave 2 31
Bomb Aimer Sgt. F.G.E. Pierson 1318724 RAF / grave 2 29
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. C.R. Podmore 402538 RAAF / grave 2 32
Rear Gunner Sgt. E. Gershater R/59445 RCAF / prisoner of war

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=&date=&location=&pn=X3802&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
27-Aug-2017 10:39 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Aug-2017 10:40 TigerTimon Updated [Location]
19-Oct-2018 18:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
10-Jul-2019 18:43 Anon. Updated [Cn, Destination airport, Narrative]
20-May-2020 08:02 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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