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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201444
Last updated: 28 October 2019
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Date:16-MAR-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:57 Squadron Royal Air Force (57 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3599
C/n / msn: DX-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Thomas Mountain County Down Northern Ireland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell
Destination airport:RAF Aldergrove
Narrative:
Crashed into Thomas Mountain County Down in Northern Ireland. Weather played a major factor in the accident

Crew
Pilot: Fg Off Harald Eric Hunter RNZAF - Belfast City Cemetery Glenalina Extn. Sec. A.S. Grave 127.
Observer: Fg Off John William Elliott - Belfast City Cemetery Glenalina Extn. Sec. A.S. Grave 126.
Wireless operator/Air Gunner: Sgt William Swordy Taylor - Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker & Heaton) Cemetery Sec. 2. Grave 326.
Passengers
Flt Sgt Lindsay Ross Williams RAAF - Belfast City Cemetery Glenalina Extn. Sec. A.S. Grave 125.
Section Officer Barbara Kathleen Blakiston-Houston WAAF - Loughinisland (St John) Church of Ireland Churchyard County Down Grave 166.
Sgt Henderson Injured
Sgt Paul Hendrick Morey (108 Sqn) - Shirley (St John) Churchyard Surrey Sec. N. Grave 151.

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Nov-2017 20:36 Red Dragon Added
07-Nov-2018 19:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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