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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53436
Last updated: 4 November 2019
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Date:15-FEB-1941
Time:11:00 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:114 (Hong Kong) Squadron Royal Air Force (114 (Hong Kong) Sqn RAF)
Registration: T2125
C/n / msn: RT-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Oranjezon, Koningin Emmaweg road, Vrouwenpolder, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Oulton, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 08:35 LT for a recce flight to Vlissingen in Zeeland.
Shot down by fighter pilot Feldwebel Karl Rüttger of the 3./JG 52 (based at Katwijk airfield), who was flying a Bf 109E.

The crew did not survive and is buried at Vlissingen:
Pilot Sgt. T.E. Barnes AFM 511912 RAF - grave A 6
Observer Sgt. H.S. Seward 902550 RAF - grave A 7
Wo ag Sgt. L.S. Walsh 751752 RAF - grave A 7

Sources:

LW aerial claims by Michael Balss
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0947&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.jg52.net/ritterkreuztraeger/karl-heinz-leesmann/
http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/Jagdgeschwader/Inhalt.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
02-May-2019 18:06 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-May-2019 18:22 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]
02-May-2019 18:46 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
03-May-2019 09:48 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
04-Nov-2019 10:54 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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