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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230851
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:31-AUG-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic hlfx model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Handley Page Halifax Mk III
Owner/operator:433 (Porcupine) Sqn RCAF
Registration: MZ879
MSN: BM-O
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English channel near the island of Cezambre -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF Station Skipton-on-Swale
Destination airport:Island of Cezembre
Narrative:
Bombing coastal artillery emplacements from or below 3000 feet. Aircraft seen to stall and crash into ocean. No survivors.

Sources:

http://aircrewremembered.com/beveridge-james.html
http://www.6bombergroup.ca/Aug44/Aug3144.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Nov-2019 15:46 tachel Added
24-Nov-2019 15:55 tachel Updated [Location]

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