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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53218
Last updated: 4 October 2020
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Date:17-AUG-1941
Time:02:15
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:99 Squadron Royal Air Force (99 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9700
C/n / msn: LN-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ophoven hamlet, Roggel, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waterbeach, Cambridge
Destination airport:RAF Waterbeach
Narrative:
Mission : Duisburg. Took off from RAF Waterbeach at 2334 hrs. Shot down by a night-fighter (Lt Hans-Dieter Frank I./NJG1) and crashed 0215 hrs near Roggel (Limburg) 9 km NW of Roermond Holland. Those who died were buried at Venlo, but since 1945 their bodies have been taken to Jonkerbos War Cemetery.
Crew
Plt Off G L Wells RAAF (KIA)
Plt Off N Dotchin (KIA)
Plt Off W A Casey RCAF (KIA)
Sgt F W York (KIA)
Sgt R M Williams (POW)
Flt Sgt P Williams (KIA)

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1197&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
Royal Air Force bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 120.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
06-May-2016 07:54 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2018 09:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
13-Mar-2020 17:02 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Source]

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