Accident Vickers Wellington Mk III BK348,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52101
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Date:Friday 12 March 1943
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
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Echteld, NE of Hertogenbosch, Noord-Brabant. -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Topcliffe
Destination airport:
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
Pilot : Pilot Officer Robert George Caldwell RCAF J/16785 [Killed]
Observer : Flight Sergeant William Frederick Topping RCAF R/103759 [Killed]
Navigator : Flying Officer Gordon Johnson Cory RCAF J/11240 [Killed]
Wireless Operator / Air Gunner : Sergeant Alfred Perry Larson RCAF R/102165 [Killed]
Rear Gunner : Flight Sergeant Leslie Alfred Parker RCAF R/92418 [Killed]

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part One
Rob Davis Bomber Command Losses Database

Revision history:

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]
12-Mar-2024 08:32 Rob Davis Updated [Source, Narrative]

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