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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201327
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:11-MAR-1942
Time:01:30
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:149 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (149 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R9295
MSN: OJ-G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hollywell Row Mildenhall -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Mildenhall
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Returning damaged, overshot landing, and crashed into trees at Hollywell Row Mildenhall.
Aircraft named "East India III"
Crew
Pilot: Fg Off Charles Leslie Pilkington - Offley (St Mary Magdalene)Churchyard Hertfordshire South West Corner
Pilot: Sqn Ldr Lloyd Watt Coleman DFC* (New Zealand) - Beck Row (St.John) Churchyard, Suffolk. Row A. Grave 17.
Flight Engineer: Sgt Reginald Arthur Shea - Beck Row (St.John) Churchyard, Suffolk. Row A. Grave 18.
Observer: Sgt Donald Arthur Graham - Cambridge Crematorium Column 1.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: Sgt John Millichip - Oystermouth Cemetery Glamorganshire Sec. N. Grave 67.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: Sgt Louis Kowalski RCAF - Beck Row (St.John) Churchyard, Suffolk Row A. Grave 19.
Air Gunner: Sgt Harris - Injured
Air Gunner: Sgt Harold Skelton - Hull Western Cemetery Yorkshire Compt. 521. Grave 50251.

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
CWGC

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2017 17:46 Red Dragon Added
15-Nov-2017 17:47 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Narrative]
15-Nov-2017 18:29 Red Dragon Updated [Operator]
18-Oct-2018 13:27 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
12-Feb-2021 18:08 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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