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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52685
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:24-JUL-1942
Time:03:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:207 Squadron Royal Air Force (207 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R5632
C/n / msn: EM-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 30 km West of Den Haag -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bottesford
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Oblt Heinrich Prinz zu Sayn Wittgenstein 9/NJG 2 - North Sea 30km West of Scheveningen - flying a Ju 88C or Do 217J from Gilze-Rijen airfield.


Crew:
Pilot: Aus/402504 Flt Sgt W G Hawes RAAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 111
Flight Engineer:NZ/404366 Sgt P J Hooper RNZAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 117
Observer:1183538 Sgt Harold Frank Clarke - Runnymede Memorial Panel 80
Bomb Aimer:R/75117 Flt Sgt Timothy Clayton Blair RCAF - Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery Plot 69. Row D. Joint grave 15.
Wireless Operator:1208967 Sgt Eric Cartwright - Runnymede Memorial Panel 79
Air Gunner:R/65313 Flt Sgt John Charles Chiasson RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 103
Air Gunner:1307055 Sgt William Robert Smith - Runnymede Memorial Panel 94

Sources:

1. http://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/item2.php?SGLO=T1706
2. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1940-1949_28.html
3. http://www.twgpp.org/downloads/news/TWGPP_Newsletter_Autumn_2013.pdf
4. http://www.207squadron.rafinfo.org.uk/lancasters/207lancs_losses.htm
5. http://www.leamingtonobserver.co.uk/2012/09/01/memorial-Leamington%27s-fallen-Royal-Air-Force-soldiers-5727.html
6. https://www.findagrave.com/page=gr&GRid=12726202
7. Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume One
8. CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-Dec-2014 17:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-May-2015 09:39 Chieftain Updated [Location, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 09:52 Cliford Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
08-Nov-2016 21:38 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Aug-2017 17:28 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2018 20:20 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Narrative]
18-Feb-2018 20:39 Red Dragon Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2018 09:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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