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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52681
Last updated: 7 December 2020
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Date:26-JUL-1942
Time:01:20
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:114 (Hong Kong) Squadron Royal Air Force (114 (Hong Kong) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R3837
C/n / msn: RT-T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Schandelo hamlet, Velden, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF West Raynham (takeoff at 23:46 hrs)
Destination airport:Intruder - Venlo airfield
Narrative:
The aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Oberleutnant Reinhold Knacke & Unteroffizier Kurt Bundrock of the 1./NJG 1, who were flying a Lichtenstein-equipped Bf 110 from Venlo airfield - (claim) Schandeloo north of Venlo (5B): 1,000m at 01:19.
All three rest at Jonkerbos war cemetery in Gelderland:

Pilot:1203557 Sgt Leonard Causley - Jonkerbos War Cemetery Joint Grave 15. H. 3.
Observer:929737 Sgt George Reginald Stone Spencer - Jonkerbos War Cemetery 15. H. 4.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1253514 Sgt Lawrence Aubrey Lytton Gray - Jonkerbos War Cemetery Joint Grave 15. H. 3.

Sources:

1.http://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/item2.php?SGLO=T1713
2.ORB 114 Sqdn RAF
3.CWGC.
4. Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
5. Google Maps


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
09-Aug-2017 09:22 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2018 12:27 XindelX Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
19-Feb-2018 21:38 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2018 16:45 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
21-Feb-2018 15:48 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 08:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Operator]
08-May-2020 15:13 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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