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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52626
Last updated: 15 May 2020
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Date:09-AUG-1942
Time:23:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic SWOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Swordfish Mk II
Owner/operator:HMS Condor RNVR (811 Sqn FAA RN)
Registration: DK751
C/n / msn: 1C (call sign)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 5 km west of Texel island -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:IJmuiden - Texel
Narrative:
Operation / Gardening (mine-laying) - IJmuiden - Texel area off Noord-Holland
The aircraft suffered a mid-air collision with Swordfish W5974 (https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=52625).

Pilot / Sub Lt. I.H. Whitelaw-Wilson RNVR / Den Burg cemetery; grave K 6 139
Observer / Sub Lt. R.F. Townend RNVR / Lee-on-Solent Memorial; panel B4 P2

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1766&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
14-Aug-2017 14:12 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Aug-2017 14:23 TigerTimon Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
14-Aug-2017 14:23 TigerTimon Updated [Operator]
14-Aug-2017 14:27 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
27-Dec-2018 22:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
15-May-2020 09:37 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
15-May-2020 09:38 TigerTimon Updated [Operator]
15-May-2020 17:59 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Operator]

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