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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53785
Last updated: 7 May 2021
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Time:18:24 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:105 Squadron Royal Air Force (105 Sqn RAF)
Registration: T1894
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 15 km west of Den Helder, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Watton, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 16:30 hrs local time for a recce flight to the Dutch coast.

The aircraft was shot down by fighter pilot Leutnant W. Wbke of the 9./JG 54, who was flying a Messerschmitt Bf 109E. The three crew members are missing in action and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial:

Pilot / Sgt. D.D.R. Hodson 566166 RAF / panel 15
Observer / Sgt. E.B. Palmer 743071 RAF / panel 18
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner / Sgt. R. Green 965313 RAF / panel 14


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
16-Sep-2020 19:20 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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