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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53386
Last updated: 9 February 2020
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Time:15:45 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:82 (United Provinces) Squadron Royal Air Force (82 (United Provinces) Sqn RAF)
Registration: V6457
C/n / msn: UX-T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 130 km northwest of Texel island -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Bodney
Destination airport:RAF Bodney
Takeoff from RAF Bodney at 12:58 hrs for an operation to Helgoland island, Germany.
The aircraft was shot down by fighter pilot Oberleutnant Paul Stolte of the 3./JG 1, who was flying a Bf 109 from De Kooy airfield.
Sgt McGowan is buried on Terschelling; his crew are remembered on the Runnymede Memorial:

Sgt J H McGowam +
Sgt A L Walker +
Sgt D N Banks +

Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 60.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
09-Apr-2016 18:21 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2017 17:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
06-Jan-2018 13:56 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
26-Sep-2018 08:54 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
25-May-2019 09:17 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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