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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202907
Last updated: 14 November 2021
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Date:28-APR-1942
Time:02:14
Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:27 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (27 OTU RAF)
Registration: Z8901
MSN: BB-V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sautour (Namur) -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lichfield, Staffordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Probable claim by Fw Fritz Schellwat 5./NJG1 - 24km NW of Namur at 02:14.

Crew
Pilot: 1285732 Sgt George Anthony Dale killed
Observer:1166707 Sgt Walter James Jewell - killed
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:404476 Sgt Arthur William Greer RAAF - killed
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:403766 Sgt Wilfred George Mutton RNZAF - killed
Air Gunner: 403008 Sgt Eric Charles Inder RNZAF - killed

Sources:

CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Dec-2017 16:17 Red Dragon Added
13-Dec-2017 22:10 Red Dragon Updated [Registration, Cn]
17-Feb-2018 08:06 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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