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Narrative:Mission-Düsseldorf. Took off from RAF Newton vat 2305 hrs. Hit by flak and crashed 0400 hrs at Grubbenvorst (Limburg), on the west bank of the Maas, 6 km NNW of Venlo, Holland. All are laid to rest in Venlo Military Cemetery, but since the ending of hostilities, their remains have been taken to Jonkerbos War Cemetery.
|Date:||Friday 27 June 1941|
Vickers Wellington Mk IC
|Owner/operator:||150 Sqn RAF|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Maas river, Grubbenvorst, Limburg -
|Departure airport:||RAF Newton|
|Destination airport:||RAF Newton|
Hit by flak 2 Res Flak Abt 401. 1-3 Res Flak Abt 447 & 3 Res Flak Abt 646. Crashed Grubbenvorst near Venlo at 04:00.
Plt Off J W Sievers DFC (KIA)
Plt Off C R C Herbert (KIA)
Plt Off A G St J Ross (KIA)
Sgt W J Grieve (KIA)
Sgt H G Burgess (KIA)
Sgt F J Hart RCAF (KIA)
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 75.
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||150 Sqn RAF
||Belkmerweg 27, Burgerbrug, Noord-Holland
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