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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53080
Last updated: 10 October 2020
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Time:21:05 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:115 Squadron Royal Air Force (115 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9873
C/n / msn: KO-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Schiermonnikoog island, near beach pole 3 -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Marham
Mission : Bremen. Took off from RAF Marham at 1750 hrs. Attacked by a night-fighter (Ofw Paul Gildner 4./NJG1) and crash-landed on the Dutch island of Schiermonnikoog, from where the crew were taken into captivity. W.O. Snowden was a very senior NCO pilot whose service number suggests a career starting in the early 1920's.
WO J W B Snowden (POW)
Sgt H E Woolley RCAF (POW)
Sgt A E Robertson (POW)
Sgt P V Brazier RCAF (POW)
Sgt A W Clarke RCAF (POW)
Flt Sgt P J C Darvill

Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 170.


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-May-2016 06:14 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2018 16:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
16-Feb-2019 16:17 Cobar Updated [Embed code]
10-Apr-2020 14:00 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Source]

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