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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200790
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:22-JAN-1942
Time:22:14
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N6093
MSN: LS-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Wyton at 17:48 for Munster. Whilst during the course of the operation the crew managed to fight off no less that 15 attacks from the Nachtjagders. Previously the aircraft had been caught by the searchlights and was forced to go down to 3,000ft before escaping. The aircraft crashed upon returning to base.Three of the crew were injured but it is not known which ones.


Crew
Fg Off L R Barr
Sgt Hayes
Sgt Pepper
Plt Off A H H young
Sgt Briggs
Sgt Collins
Sgt Greenwood
Sgt Houghton.

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses of 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Nov-2017 13:04 Red Dragon Added
06-Nov-2018 20:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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