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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53112
Last updated: 5 August 2020
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Date:11-OCT-1941
Time:03:25
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5379
C/n / msn: PH-O
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near the lighthouse at Haamstede, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook
Destination airport:RAF Binbrook
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Binbrook at 00:20 hrs for a bombing operation to Köln in Germany.
The aircraft was limping home on one engine and crashed 03:25 hrs at Haamstede. Those who died are buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery:

Plt Off D W D Faint (KIA)
Plt Off W A Wise (POW)
Plt Off G C Frew (KIA)
Sgt K H Price (KIA)
Sgt A J Childs RCAF (KIA)
Sgt W G Morton (POW)

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1288&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 156.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
10-May-2016 16:53 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2017 09:20 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
18-Oct-2018 19:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
04-Apr-2020 18:17 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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