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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53064
Last updated: 30 November 2020
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Date:08-NOV-1941
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IV
Owner/operator:142 Squadron Royal Air Force (142 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z1211
C/n / msn: QT-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Walcheren island, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook
Destination airport:RAF Binbrook
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Binbrook at 19:36 hrs local time for an operation to Mannheim in Germany; homeward-bound, crashed under unknown circumstances. On this night, strong winds and icing conditions were present.
Sgt Hart has no known grave:

Sgt S A Hart (KIA)
Flt Sgt T V S Wiggins RCAF (POW)
Sgt F W Day (POW)
Flt Sgt P W Duckers )POW(
Sgt H J Gibson (POW)
Sgt C L Dennes RNZAF (POW)

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1327&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 176.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-May-2016 14:11 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Oct-2018 13:20 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
18-Oct-2018 17:16 stehlík49 Updated [Operator]
11-Apr-2020 20:05 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]

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