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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202902
Last updated: 12 October 2021
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Time:01:05 LT
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:7 Sqn Royal Air Force (7 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3727
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea off the island of RÝmÝ -   Denmark
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 21:33 hrs for a Gardening operation off Helgoland island.
The aircraft was shot down by Hauptmann GŁnther Radusch of the Stab II./NJG 3 based at Schleswig airfield in Germany.
Six of the crew are still missing in action:

Pilot:90993 Flt Lt Bernard Moreland Denny - Runnymede Memorial Panel 65.
Flight Engineer: R/82340 Flt Sgt Leslie Nellis Hodgins - Runnymede Memorial Panel 104.
Navigator:526861 Sgt George William Craft - Runnymede Memorial Panel 80.
Bomb Aimer:1105938 Sgt Lloyd Francis Evans - Runnymede Memorial Panel 82.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:110571 Plt Off George Winston Wilkinson - Kirkeby Churchyard Denmark Grave 274.
Air Gunner:1112514 Sgt Alan Penman - Runnymede Memorial Panel 91.
Air Gunner:935745 Sgt Terence James Savage - Runnymede Memorial Panel 93.


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Revision history:

13-Dec-2017 13:37 Red Dragon Added
12-Nov-2018 16:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
22-May-2021 09:54 TigerTimon Updated [Date, Time, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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