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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203366
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:09-MAY-1942
Time:01:02 LT
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W7528
MSN: LS-G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Brodersby, Schleswig-Holstein -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:16 hrs for an operation against the Heinkel works at Warnemünde, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
The aircraft was shot down by Feldwebel Gerhard Goerke of the 5./NJG 3 based at Schleswig airfield.

Crew:
Pilot:R/69135 Flt Sgt Ivan Lee RCAF - Kiel War Cemetery 2. H. 12.
Pilot:655081 Sgt William Craig Brodie - Kiel War Cemetery 2. H. 13.
Flight Engineer:559161 Sgt John Ernest Baillie - Kiel War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. H. 8-11.
Observer:1166119 Sgt Kenneth Archibald Evans - Kiel War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. H. 8-11.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1001321 Sgt Humphrey Charles Knipe - Kiel War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. H. 8-11.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1151780 Sgt Victor Frank Munt - Kiel War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. H. 8-11.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1069031 Sgt Archibald Mounteney - Kiel War Cemetery - Coll. grave 2. H. 8-11.
Air Gunner:904495 Sgt Algernon Guy Strickland - Kiel War Cemetery Coll. grave 2. H. 8-11.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two - Theo Boiten
CWGC.
http://aircrewremembered.com/charbonneau-ivan.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Dec-2017 17:54 Red Dragon Added
25-Dec-2017 17:55 Red Dragon Updated [Source]
06-Nov-2018 21:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Operator]
21-May-2021 19:40 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Registration, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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