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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53067
Last updated: 28 September 2020
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Time:00:41 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:150 Squadron Royal Air Force (150 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R1606
C/n / msn: JN-G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:IJsselmeer east of Medemblik, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Snaith
Destination airport:RAF Snaith
Took off from RAF Snaith at 18:20 hrs local time for an operation to Mannheim in Germany.
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Egmont Prinz zur Lippe-Weissenfeld of the 5./NJG 2 who had taken off from Bergen airfield; crashed into the IJsselmeer.
Sgt Evans and Sgt Parsons are buried in the Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery; the rest of the crew are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial:

Sgt L J Atkins (KIA)
Sgt V G Knighton (KIA)
Sgt R A Bramley (KIA)
Sgt S G T Farman (KIA)
Sgt H Evans (KIA)
Sgt W F Parsons (KIA)


Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
Google Maps
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 177.

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-May-2016 13:38 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2018 08:27 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
11-Apr-2020 19:22 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2020 20:53 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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