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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52773
Last updated: 28 December 2020
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Date:24-JUN-1942
Time:01:48
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DB-7B Boston Mk III
Owner/operator:418 (City of Edmonton) Sqn RCAF
Registration: W8394
C/n / msn: TH-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Schiphol airfield, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bradwell Bay, Essex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:24 hrs for an intruder operation to Soesterberg airfield in Utrecht province.
Near Schiphol, the aircraft was 'coned' by the 3./Reserve-Flakscheinwerfer-Abteilung 168 and hit by light Flak of the 4./Reserve-Flak-Abteilung 242.
The three crew members rest at Amsterdam:

Pilot:J/3253 Fg Off Roy White RCAF - killed
Observer:J/7522 Plt Off Thomas Eric Edmond Keyes RCAF - killed.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:R/61070 Flt Sgt James Alexander Foran RCAF - killed

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1626&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
16-Jan-2011 13:38 Mark Proulx Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
23-Jun-2017 12:32 TigerTimon Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jan-2018 21:53 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2018 07:47 XindelX Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
27-Jan-2018 23:12 Red Dragon Updated [Operator]
12-Feb-2018 16:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
01-May-2020 12:51 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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