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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53411
Last updated: 25 August 2019
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Date:20-MAR-1941
Time:13:27 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:82 (United Provinces) Squadron Royal Air Force (82 (United Provinces) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R3604
C/n / msn: UX-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 12 km northwest of Terschelling island -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bodney, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Bodney at 11:09 LT for an anti-shipping operation. Shot down by Minenraumboot 64 and crashed into the sea off the Dutch coast. Sgt Adair has no known grave; his colleagues are buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery, but were initially buried at Huisduinen, Noord-Holland:

Pilot - Sgt J H Kelly +
Observer - Sgt G R Wilson RNZAF +
WO / AG - Sgt S W Adair +

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0974&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 32.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-Apr-2016 19:11 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
05-Apr-2016 18:13 Black Jack Updated [Operator, Narrative]
06-Jan-2018 13:56 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
26-Sep-2018 08:59 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
02-May-2019 18:56 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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