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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52843
Last updated: 14 February 2021
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Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:114 (Hong Kong) Squadron Royal Air Force (114 (Hong Kong) Sqn RAF)
Registration: V6337
C/n / msn: RT-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Westerschelde estuary near Cadzand, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 22:41 hrs for an intruder operation to Venlo airfield, in support of the second 1000 bomber raid (target: Essen, Germany).
The aircraft was shot down by Flak at 00:06 hrs and crashed into the Westerschelde (Scheldt) estuary.
Two of the crew rest in France:

Pilot:655257 Sgt John Leonard Mitchell - Dunkirk Town Cemetery Plot 2 Row 3 Grave 23.
Observer:1108758 Sgt Ronald Muirhead McIntosh - Rockanje (Zeeweg) General Cemetery Plot 3. Joint grave 34.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:995951 Sgt Leonard Arthur Fussey - Dunkirk Town Cemetery Plot 2 Row 3 Grave 25.


2.Bomber Command Losses 1942
3.ORB 114 Sqdn RAF
5. Google Maps

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-Jun-2017 07:28 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Dec-2017 18:11 Nepa Updated [Cn, Operator, Narrative]
05-Jan-2018 15:40 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2018 12:27 XindelX Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2018 14:07 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
24-Jan-2018 11:39 XindelX Updated [Operator, Destination airport]
26-Sep-2018 08:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
22-Apr-2020 17:25 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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