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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17587
Last updated: 22 January 2022
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Time:16:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic bttl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Battle Mk I
Owner/operator:150 Squadron Royal Air Force (150 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9390
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Gosselies (Hainaut), North of Charleroi -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Ecury-sur-Coole, France
Destination airport:Ecury-sur-Coole, France
Fairey Battle Mk.1 K9390 (JN-I) of 150 Squadron, RAF: Written off (destroyed) when shot down over Luxemburg, 10 May 1940. Airborne 15:30, from Ecury-sur-Coole, France. Glycol and petrol tanks holed by ground-fire during low-level bombing of enemy column five miles west of Grevenmacher. Crash landed near Gosselies (Hainaut), North of Charleroi, Belgium. Crew: Taken as PoWs, briefly interned, but returned safely to Squadron on 13 May 40.

Crew of Battle K9390
Pilot: Sgt Raymond Arthur Cecil de Courcy RAF (580094) OK.
Sgt C.W.K. Booth RAF OK.
LAC Sgt Robert Henley Burrows (551689) RAF OK.


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1978 p 77)
2. The Battle File by Sidney Shail (Air Britain 1997 p 135)
3. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/210:

Revision history:

26-Apr-2008 09:48 Bleiente Added
27-Jun-2008 10:03 JINX Updated
02-Jan-2012 12:33 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2012 15:12 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
30-Oct-2018 19:28 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative]
16-Jun-2019 00:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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