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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 266894
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:15-AUG-1941
Time:night
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W7437
MSN: LS-L
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea -
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Alconbury, England
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Hannover, Germany.

On return, ditched into the North Sea due to Flak damage.

The crew was rescued on 19 August by a Dutch trawler and brought to IJmuiden (the Netherlands). All seven prisoner of war.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5631&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


Revision history:

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18-Aug-2021 18:56 TigerTimon Added

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