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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53406
Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:23-MAR-1941
Time:18:52 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IVf
Owner/operator:235 Squadron Royal Air Force (235 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z6085
C/n / msn: QY-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea 10 km west of Hoek van Holland, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 15:40 LT for an anti-shipping operation.
Shot down by fighter pilot Oberleutnant Paul Stolte of the 3./JG 1 (based at De Kooy airfield), who was flying a Bf 109E.

The crew is still missing to this day; they are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial:
Pilot P/O. A.W.B. Newman 87427 RAF
Observer Sgt. H. Willis 971577 RAF
WO / AG Sgt. V.S. Key 759103 RAF

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0974B&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/Jagdgeschwader/JG1.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
02-May-2019 19:14 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-May-2019 09:48 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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