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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201861
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:29-MAR-1942
Time:night
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Royal Air Force (218 (Gold Coast) Sqn RAF)
Registration: W7507
MSN: HA-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Marham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Attacked and damaged by Lt Leopold Fellerer 5./NJG2 - North Sea 20km SW Helgoland: 3,400m at 01:02. Upon return to base the aircraft was written off due to severe battle damage.
Crew
Flt Lt A G L Humphreys - Awarded am immediate DFC
Sgt Yates
Sgt J N T Taylor
Plt Off E R Barnfather
Sgt K Wheeler - Awarded an immediate DFM.
Sgt G Toynbee-Clarke
Sgt Stronnell - Sustained a painful knee injury.

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942.
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W7507


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Nov-2017 21:55 Red Dragon Added
15-Jan-2018 18:01 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Apr-2020 13:29 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Registration, Other fatalities, Phase, Source]

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