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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53122
Last updated: 21 October 2020
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Date:29-SEP-1941
Time:07:42 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:99 Squadron Royal Air Force (99 Sqn RAF)
Registration: T2879
C/n / msn: LN-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Van Beekstraat nr. 258, Landsmeer, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 19:24 hrs local time for an operation to Frankfurt am Main in Germany.
On return, the aircraft was hit by Flak of the Flakgruppe Amsterdam in both engines and finished off by fighter pilot Unteroffizier Johannes Lompa of the 6./JG 53, who was flying a Bf 109F from Bergen airfield.

The crew had abandoned the aircraft over the North Sea and all drowned:

Pilot Sgt. J.S. Parry 401287 RNzAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 64
Second Pilot Sgt. I.J. Robertson 545441 RAF / Den Burg cemetery; grave K 4 91
Observer P/O. W.R.J. Brown J/4785 RCAF / Harlingen cemetery in Friesland; grave E 1 8
Wireless Operator Sgt. A.W.M. Chapman 402457 RAAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 62
Air Gunner F/Sgt. H.Mc L. MacDonald 402524 RNzAF / Den Burg cemetery; grave K 4 89
Air Gunner Sgt. E. Fieldhouse 1378255 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 43

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1279&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
03-Apr-2020 17:32 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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