Accident Vickers Wellington Mk III BK348, 12 Mar 1943
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52101
 
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Date:12-MAR-1943
Time:22:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:424 (Tiger) Sqn RCAF
Registration: BK348
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Echteld, NE of Hertogenbosch, Noord-Brabant. -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Topcliffe
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Oblt. Manfred Meurer of the 3./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 from Venlo airfield.

Target: Essen
Call Sign: QB-J
Takeoff time: 19:36
Crew:
Pilot P/O. R.G. Caldwell J/16785 RCAF +
Navigator F/O. G.J. Cory J/11240 RCAF +
Bomb aimer F/Sgt. W.F. Topping R/103759 RCAF +
Wo ag Sgt. A.P. Larson R/102165 RCAF +
Air gunner F/Sgt. L.A. Parker R/92418 RCAF +

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2119&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part One


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
06-Nov-2017 07:28 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
12-Mar-2018 09:03 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Oct-2018 16:51 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
20-Jun-2022 10:43 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
20-Jun-2022 10:43 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
19-Aug-2022 22:49 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative, Operator]

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