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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53576
Last updated: 12 June 2020
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Time:07:30 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:21 Squadron Royal Air Force (21 Sqn RAF)
Registration: V5853
C/n / msn: YH-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea near convoy off Hoek van Holland - Den Haag (Zuid-Holland) -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Watton
Destination airport:
Mission:- Anti-Shipping. Took off from RAF Watton 05:30 hrs. Hit by Flak and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast.
All are buried in the General Cemetery at Hoek van Holland:

Pilot - Sgt M S Dewing +
Observer - Sgt W H R Smale +
W/O A/G - Sgt H Nathan +

Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 47

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
04-Apr-2016 19:08 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2016 18:12 Black Jack Updated [Operator, Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 09:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
26-Apr-2019 19:46 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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