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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53859
Last updated: 24 July 2019
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Date:30-JUL-1940
Time:20:00 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R3764
C/n / msn: LS-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Schelde near Breskens, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 15:50 LT for an operation to Paderborn (Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany).
Over Zeeland, shot down by fighter pilot Oberleutnant F. Eckerle of the 6./JG 54, who was flying a Bf 109E from Vlissingen airfield.
Crew:
Pilot F/O. P.F. Eames RAF - POW
Observer P/O. F.H. Jones 44074 RAF Breskens cemetery; 20
Air gunner Sgt. P. Murphy 532831 RAF Runnymede Memorial; 17

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0763&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd'


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
23-Jul-2019 19:58 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Jul-2019 19:58 TigerTimon Updated [Source]
24-Jul-2019 08:17 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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