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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203152
Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Date:05-MAY-1942
Time:night
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Royal Air Force (218 (Gold Coast) Sqn RAF)
Registration: N6070
MSN: HA-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Goldsteinstraße, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 21:50 hrs for an operation against Plzeň (Pilsen), Czecho-Slovakia.
Possibly shot down by Flak.

Pilot:994457 Flt Sgt William Humphreys Gregg - Durnbach War Cemetery 9.J.8
Pilot:46921 Plt Off Joseph Ogden Heap - Durnbach War Cemetery 9.J.10 (NCO:655235, Gazette of 9th December 1941)
Flight Engineer:569100 Sgt Thomas Randall Sherwood - Durnbach War Cemetery 9.J.14
Navigator:1051991 Flt Sgt Leonard Aspinall Mayer - Durnbach Cemetery 9.J.9 29.
Wireless Operator: 923992 Sgt Keith Wheeler DFM - Durnbach War Cemetery 9.J.11 21
Wireless Operator:1108923 Sgt Thomas Whythe - Durnbach Cemetery 9.J.12
Air Gunner:1378346 Flt Sgt Rowland Lennock - Durnbach War Cemetery 9.J.13 29
Air Gunner:R/64752 Sgt L R Macaffe RCAF PoW Stalag Luft 4 Zagan & Belaria. PoW Number 74.

Sources:

218 (Gold Coast) Squadron
CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=N6070&qand=&exc1=&exc2=&search_only=&search_type=exact
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Dec-2017 15:02 Red Dragon Added
15-Jan-2018 18:27 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
22-May-2021 12:34 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
11-Oct-2021 17:17 Rob Davis Updated [Narrative]

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