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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53293
Last updated: 29 December 2020
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Date:16-JUL-1941
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R3171
C/n / msn: AA-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off the Dutch coast -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell
Destination airport:RAF Feltwell
Narrative:
Mission-Duisburg. Took off from RAF Feltwell at ?. Presumed crashed into the sea off the Dutch coast. Sgt Fotheringham RNZAF is buried in Bergen op zur Zoom War Cemetery, while at the New Eastern Cemetery in Amsterdam can be found the grave of Sgt Roberts RNZAF. The rest of the crew are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
Crew
Sgt R E E Fotheringham RNZAF (KIA)
Sgt E V K Higgins RNZAF (KIA)
Sgt J H C Roberts RNZAF (KIA)
Sgt S A Dyer RNZAF (KIA)
Sgt P E Hare RNZAF (KIA)
Sgt P E Hare RNZAF (KIA)
Sgt D M MacKinnon RNZAF (KIA)

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1120&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 92.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-May-2016 17:01 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Oct-2018 19:31 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
25-Jul-2019 10:13 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Source]
25-Jul-2019 10:33 TigerTimon Updated [Time]

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