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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53809
Last updated: 22 February 2020
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Date:30-AUG-1940
Time:04:25 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:107 Squadron Royal Air Force (107 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3620
C/n / msn: OM-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Balgzand nature reserve, Breezand, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 00:25 LT for an operation against De Kooy airfield.
Over the target, the aircraft was hit by light Flak from the airfield and crashed.

The crew was initially buried at Huisduinen cemetery:

Pilot F/O. E.R. Berry 39959 RAF Bergen op Zoom cemetery; 32 B 1
Observer Sgt. A.P. Sully 581542 RAF Bergen op Zoom cemetery; 32 B 2
Wo ag Sgt. H. Bentham 552444 RAF Bergen op Zoom cemetery; 32 B 1

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0800&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
31-Jul-2019 06:35 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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