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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53575
Last updated: 8 May 2020
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Time:18:15 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:139 (Jamaica) Squadron Royal Air Force (139 (Jamaica) Sqn RAF)
Registration: V6177
C/n / msn: XD-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Den Helder, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Horsham St. Faith
Destination airport:
Took off from RAF Horsham St. Faith at 15:39 hrs for an anti-shipping operation to the naval harbour at De Kooy, Noord-Holland.
The aircraft was hit by Flak following the attack and crashed. All are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial:

Pilot - Wg Cdr I W Braye DFC +
Observer - Flt Sgt K C Peek +
W/O A/G - Sgt J Hutchinson +

book 'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd'
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 48.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
04-Apr-2016 19:12 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2016 18:10 Black Jack Updated [Operator, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 08:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
29-Apr-2019 12:17 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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