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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52666
Last updated: 12 May 2020
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Date:28-JUL-1942
Time:23:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DB-7B Boston Mk III
Owner/operator:107 Sqn RAF
Registration: AL765
C/n / msn: OM-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Krommedijk, Egmond aan den Hoef, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Great Massingham
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:01 hrs for an intruder operation.
The aircraft was shot down by light (leichte) Flak while attacking Bergen airfield.
All four rest at the Bergen general cemetery:

Pilot:R/100818 Flt Sgt Richard Anderson Russell (American) RCAF - Bergen General Cemetery Plot 1. Row B. Grave 24.
Observer:NZ/404950 Sgt Siddele Henry Schofield RNZAF - Bergen General Cemetery Plot 1 Row B Grave 22
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1016944 Sgt Joseph Eric Percival - Bergen General Cemetery Plot 1 Row B Grave 23
Air Gunner:R/91184 Flt Sgt John Robert Collins RCAF - Bergen General Cemetery Plot 1 Row B Grave 21

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=&date=&location=&pn=AL765&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
09-Aug-2017 18:24 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2018 17:34 XindelX Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
21-Feb-2018 21:57 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Feb-2018 21:59 Red Dragon Updated [Cn]
16-Oct-2018 19:28 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
12-May-2020 08:38 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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