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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53274
Last updated: 18 October 2020
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Date:25-JUL-1941
Time:02:00 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:57 Squadron Royal Air Force (57 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R1369
C/n / msn: DX-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off the Frisians -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell
Destination airport:RAF Feltwell
Narrative:
Mission:Kiel.Took off from RAF Feltwell at 2220 hrs. Crashed into the sea off the Frisian Islands. Three of those who died are buried in the Sage War Cemetery. Oldenburg. Sgt C D Lynch had no known grave and his name is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
Crew
Sgt F L Green (KIA)
Sgt C D Lynch (KIA)
Sgt R E Drake RCAF (KIA)
Sgt M D Hennessy (POW)
Sgt L W Collins (POW)
Sgt H P Lynch (KIA)

Sources:

http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1941%20sec_tcm5-7282.pdf
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 102.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
02-May-2016 17:13 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Nov-2018 19:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase, Operator]
25-Jul-2019 10:14 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Phase]

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