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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52894
Last updated: 3 December 2020
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Date:18-MAY-1942
Time:01:15
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: W8318
C/n / msn: TH-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Akkerwoude, Damw‚ld (Damwoude), Friesland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bradwell Bay
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:56 hrs for an intruder operation to Leeuwarden airfield.
Over the airfield, the aircraft was hit by light Flak and crashed.

Pilot S/Ldr. P.S.Q. Anderson 40197 RAF / survived; KIFA december 1951
Observer P/O. W.F. Young J/5688 RCAF / Damw‚ld cemetery; grave E 7 1
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner F/O. S.B. De Mier 79234 RAF / Damw‚ld cemetery; grave E 7 2 / from USA
Air Gunner Cpl. F.J.G. Miller 529365 RAF / Damw‚ld cemetery; grave E 7 3

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1513&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
17-May-2017 21:11 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2018 07:43 XindelX Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
20-Apr-2020 11:49 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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