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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53382
Last updated: 17 December 2019
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Time:20:06 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:139 (Jamaica) Squadron Royal Air Force (139 (Jamaica) Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z5744
C/n / msn: XD-Z
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 30 km off Bergen aan Zee, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Horsham St Faith
Destination airport:RAF Horsham St Faith
Took off from RAF Horsham St Faith at 1900 hrs for an operation to De Kooy airfield, Noord-Holland.
A Messerschmitt Bf 109 from De Kooy airfield, flown by Unteroffizier Heinz Nöcker of the 3./JG 1, was the cause of the demise of this raider.

All are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial:
Pilot - P/O. I.A. Lees 62274 RAF
Observer - Sgt. T.C. Osborne 919874 RAF
Wo ag - Sgt. C. Meredith 951583 RAF

Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 62.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
09-Apr-2016 18:20 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Dec-2017 17:54 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
11-Jan-2018 18:44 XindelX Updated [Operator]
26-Sep-2018 08:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
01-Jun-2019 08:43 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]

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