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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53400
Last updated: 4 December 2019
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Date:04-APR-1941
Time:afternoon
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:82 (United Provinces) Squadron Royal Air Force (82 (United Provinces) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L9270
C/n / msn: UX-X
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 30 km west of Bergen aan Zee, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bodney
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Bodney at 12:50 hrs to patrol Beat F off the Dutch coast, an anti-shipping operation. Lost without trace, possibly shot down by a fighter.
All are commemorated on panel 43 of the Runnymede Memorial:

Pilot Sgt. A.V.M. Farns 754014 RAF
Observer Sgt. W.W. Fox 973020 RAF
Wo ag Sgt. N.A. Geer 903398 RAF

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0981A&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 37.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-Apr-2016 19:14 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2016 18:13 Black Jack Updated [Operator, Narrative]
06-Jan-2018 13:56 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
26-Sep-2018 08:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
10-Apr-2019 20:13 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2019 06:04 TigerTimon Updated [Time]

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