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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90010
Last updated: 17 December 2019
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Date:17-DEC-1943
Time:05:05
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk V
Owner/operator:161 Squadron Royal Air Force (161 Sqn RAF)
Registration: DK206
C/n / msn: MA-V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tangham Forest near Capel St.andrew -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tempsford (UK)
Destination airport:RAF Woodbridge
Narrative:
OPERATION WHEELWRIGHT 50
Crashed coming back from an early return due to foggy weather
Crew: F/L S.N.Gray KIA F/S P.A.Fry KIA F/O L.H.Thomas KIA P/O Shine Inj F/O Craven Inj Sgt Betts Inj "; two French agents escaped

Sources:

http://www.lostbombers.co.uk/bomber.php?id=7280
"We landed by moonlight" - Hugh Verity


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Feb-2011 15:43 ThW Added
16-Feb-2012 01:22 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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