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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204185
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Time:01:44 LT
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:149 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (149 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R9321
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wanheim-Angerhausen, Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Lakenheath
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 23:22 hrs for an operation against the steel-producing town of Essen in Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was coned by searchlights and hit by heavy (schwere) Flak; crashed at Wanheim-Angerhausen.
The crew were initially buried at the Nordfriedhof Duisburg. After hostilities they were reinterred in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery:

Pilot:39662 Sqn Ldr Roy Braham Harris (Jamaican) - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 9. F. 6.
Flight Engineer:568667 Sgt John Easting - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 9. F. 8.
Observer:R/62370 Flt Sgt Frank Donald Lindsay RCAF - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 9. F. 7.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1309980 Sgt Jack Parris - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 9. F. 5.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1359191 Sgt Stanley Dennis England - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 9. F. 3.
Air Gunner:755152 Sgt John Spring Flockhart - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 9. F. 4.
Air Gunner:1382212 Sgt Nicholas Henry Kortright - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 9. F. 2.

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Revision history:

11-Jan-2018 17:08 Red Dragon Added
29-Jun-2018 09:17 ehren69 Updated [Location, Narrative]
18-Oct-2018 13:47 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
25-Apr-2020 16:08 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
25-Apr-2020 17:41 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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