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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202307
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:07-APR-1942
Time:04:46
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:149 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (149 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3726
MSN: OJ-G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:RAF Lakenheath -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lakenheath
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Outbound the aircraft was shot up by a German night fighter over Holland. Turning back they managed to reach base on 3 engines. Whilst landing the undercarriage collapsed No injuries reported. Sgt Middleton RAAF would win the Victoria Cross in November 1942.

Crew
Flt Lt M R Evans
Sgt R H Middleton RAAF
Sgt Smith
Sgt Feltstead
Sgt Coman
Flt Sgt Mace
Sgt F B Pomeroy
flt Sgt Hanson.

Sources:

Bomber Command losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Nov-2017 14:52 Red Dragon Added
18-Oct-2018 13:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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