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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53077
Last updated: 10 April 2020
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Time:23:50 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:500 (County of Kent) Squadron RAuxAF Royal Air Force (500 (County of Kent) Sqn RAuxAF RAF)
Registration: Z5959
C/n / msn: MK-X
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Terschelling island -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 21:15 hrs for an anti-shipping operation and failed to return. The three crew members are all missing in action:

Pilot F/O. W.J. Sipprell 43047 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 34
Observer Sgt. A.T. Hall 402130 RNzAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 64
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. H.R. Davies 749575 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 42


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
10-Apr-2020 14:25 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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