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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201169
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:03-MAR-1942
Time:22:55
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Royal Air Force (218 (Gold Coast) Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3712
MSN: HA-Y
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Marham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham
Destination airport:
Narrative:
As the aircraft was landing a bomb which had hung up fell out and exploded. The survivors owe their lives to the efforts of Sgt Laidlaw and Plt Gales who rescued the members of the crew despite their own injuries.
Crew
Fg Off D W Allen Injured
Sgt Laidlaw Injured
Sgt Herring
Plt Off Gales
Sgt W R Gregory Died of injuries in hospital
Sgt K B Harvey Died of injuries in hospital
Sgt McBride

Sources:

Bomber Command losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Nov-2017 18:34 Red Dragon Added
15-Jan-2018 18:00 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]

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