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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53174
Last updated: 24 November 2020
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:214 (Federated Malay States) Squadron Royal Air Force (214 (Federated Malay States) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R1604
C/n / msn: BU-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sint-Annaland, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Stradishall, Suffolk
Destination airport:RAF Stradishall
Mission : Mannheim. Took off from RAF Stradishall. During 1972 the RNethAF excavated wreckage from this bomber after which it was suggested its demise may have been caused by a lightning strike. The crew rests at Vlissingen cemetery:

Sgt E W Foxlee RCAF (KIA)
Sgt J H Williamson (KIA)
Sgt J E Jerrard (KIA)
Sgt G Klusky (KIA)
Sgt E Halestrap (KIA)
Sgt K Morris (KIA)

Google Maps
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 133.

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
07-May-2016 17:52 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Oct-2018 14:12 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Operator]
03-Nov-2019 11:27 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
21-Mar-2020 14:55 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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