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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53081
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: V5537
C/n / msn: MK-M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:IJsselmeer lake 6 km west of Lemmer, Friesland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk
Destination airport:
The aircraft failed to return from an anti-shipping operation. The crew of three are all missing in action:

Pilot S/Ldr. F.C. Phipps 36093 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 28
Observer Sgt. T.P. Mowan 921870 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 49
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. A.A. Miles 912232 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 48

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
10-Apr-2020 14:03 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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