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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53407
Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Date:23-MAR-1941
Time:18:52
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IVf
Owner/operator:235 Squadron Royal Air Force (235 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L9404
C/n / msn: LA-A
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 Unteroffizier J. Schubert 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 Sgt. C.R. Evans 745506 RAF
Observer Sgt. E.H. Harvey 970533 RAF
Wo ag Sgt. G.S.M. MacLeod 553787 RAF

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0974C&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
19-Dec-2011 10:34 rvargast17 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Narrative]
28-Jun-2012 03:17 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
15-Aug-2013 05:47 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
28-Oct-2014 15:12 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
06-Oct-2018 06:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
02-May-2019 19:10 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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