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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52713
Last updated: 5 May 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DB-7B Boston Mk III
Owner/operator:226 Squadron Royal Air Force (226 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z2213
C/n / msn: MQ-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea near Den Helder 20 km west of Callantsoog, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Swanton Morley
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 07:14 LT for an operation to Bergen airfield.
Shot down by fighter pilot Unteroffizier Johannes Rathenow of the 10./JG 1 (who was flying a Bf 109 from Bergen airfield) following an attack on the target.

P/O (104360) Charles Masterman Henning - pilot killed
P/O 133592 Percy James Voyzey - obs. killed
Sgt WOp/AG Sgt 1325218 Herbert Thomas Willig - killed

- Prien/Bock

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
03-Jul-2017 19:13 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2018 18:50 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Feb-2018 16:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
08-Jul-2019 19:55 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
05-May-2020 18:19 TigerTimon Updated [Location]

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