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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53447
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:10-FEB-1941
Time:22:00 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:21 Squadron Royal Air Force (21 Sqn RAF)
Registration: T2282
C/n / msn: YH-F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Westerschelde estuary off Valkenisse, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Watton
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:05 LT for an operation to industrial targets at Hannover, Germany.
The aircraft was coned by Marine searchlights, hit by Luftwaffe light Flak of the 3./leichte Reserve-Flak-Abteilung and by Marine Flak of the Marine-Flak-Abteilung 703.

Crew:
Pilot F/Lt. R.J. McConnell 39421 RAF Survived POW
Observer Sgt. E.W. Green 749583 RAF Survived POW
Wo ag Sgt. D.E. Briston 755839 RAF Survived POW

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0942A&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
07-Feb-2019 20:52 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2019 12:55 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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