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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52656
Last updated: 5 December 2020
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Date:31-JUL-1942
Time:23:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DB-7B Boston Mk III
Owner/operator:418 (City of Edmonton) Sqn RCAF
Registration: W8326
C/n / msn: TH-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hoeverweg road, Egmond aan den Hoef, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bradwell Bay
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation / intruder - Leeuwarden airfield.
The aircraft was hit by light Flak of the II. Zug 3./leichte Flak-Abteilung 764 and the I.-IV. Zug 3./leichte Flak-Abteilung 845; crashed.
The crew all rest in the Bergen cemetery:

Pilot / P/O. R.S. Patterson J/8402 RCAF / grave 1 B 25
Observer / P/O. M.G. Abey J/9511 RCAF / grave 1 B 27
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner / F/Sgt. C.O. O'Brien R/54319 RCAF / grave 1 B 26

Sources:

http://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/item2.php?SGLO=T1735
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
Google Maps

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
11-Aug-2017 09:20 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2018 07:49 XindelX Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
13-May-2020 08:39 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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