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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52861
Last updated: 8 February 2021
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Date:31-MAY-1942
Time:02:20
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:11 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (11 OTU RAF)
Registration: R1065
C/n / msn: KJ-Z
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:De Grevelingen 200 metres south of Ouddorp, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Steeple Morden
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:40 hrs for participation in the first 1000 bomber raid with target Köln, Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft made a successful emergency-landing on a sandbank in the Grevelingen at ± 200 meters south of Ouddorp.
All five crew members were taken prisoner of war:

1168638 Flt Sgt John Henry Bulford PoW
41537 Sgt Keith Arthur Dunkley RNZAF PoW
958233 Sgt Ralph Higham PoW
411074 Sgt Trevor Alexander Guthrie RNZAF PoW
1368628 Sgt J K Day PoW

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1536&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 1
https://db.wingstovictory.nl/database_detail-en.php?wtv_id=158
RAF Prisoners of War
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-May-2017 10:44 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jan-2018 14:19 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2018 17:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
20-Apr-2020 19:20 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2021 08:27 S.W. Updated [Narrative]

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