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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53108
Last updated: 4 May 2020
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Time:14:26 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:82 (United Provinces) Squadron Royal Air Force (82 (United Provinces) Sqn RAF)
Registration: V5824
C/n / msn: UX-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Scheveningen, Den Haag, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Bodney
Destination airport:RAF Bodney
Takeoff at 11:55 hrs for an anti-shipping operation & failed to return.
The aircraft was shot down by Flakship V1107 25 km south of IJmuiden (Noord-Holland). Sgt Banks is buried in Westduin General Cemetery; the rest are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial:

Sgt J J Ashurst (KIA)
Sgt T V Steele (KIA)
Sgt R J Banks (KIA)

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Royal Air Force bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 158.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
10-May-2016 16:53 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Dec-2017 18:12 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
06-Jan-2018 13:56 XindelX Updated [Operator, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 08:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
07-Apr-2020 15:40 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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