Accident Douglas DB-7B Boston Mk IIIA AL765,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52666
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Date:Tuesday 28 July 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DB-7B Boston Mk IIIA
Owner/operator:107 Sqn RAF
Registration: AL765
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Krommedijk, Egmond aan den Hoef, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Great Massingham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Boston AL765: Took off at 22:01 hrs for an intruder operation over Alkmaar /Bergen airfield. (NL) 28/07/1942
The aircraft was shot down by light (leichte) Flak while attacking Bergen airfield.
All four rest at the Bergen general cemetery:
F/Sgt (R/100818) Richard Anderson RUSSELL (us.pilot) RCAF - killed
Sgt (NZ404950) Siddele Henry SCHOFIELD (obs.) RNZAF - killed
Sgt (1016944) Joseph Eric PERCIVAL (WOp/AG) RAFVR - killed
F/Sgt (R/91184) John Robert COLLINS (AG) RCAF - killed


2.ORB 107 Sqdn RAF
4.BCL 1942
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three

Revision history:

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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