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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52815
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:07-JUN-1942
Time:01:47
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:214 (Federated Malay States) Squadron Royal Air Force (214 (Federated Malay States) Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3761
MSN: BU-E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea west of Terschelling island -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Stradishall
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Emden, Germany.
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Egmont Prinz zur Lippe-Weissenfeld of the 5./NJG 2 - (claim) North Sea West of Terschelling at 01:47.
There were no survivors:

Pilot:40866 Flt Lt Reginald William Arthur Turtle DFC - Schiermoonikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery Grave 69 (Washed up Schiermonnikoog on 20th June 1942)
Flight Engineer:573717 Sgt Allan Randall Scott - Vlieland General Cemetery Grave 51. (Washed up Vlieland on 12th July 1942)
Observer:108005 Plt Off Leonard Treppass - Vlieland General Cemetery Grave 50. (Washed up Vlieland on 12th July 1942)
Navigator:116554 Flt Lt Norman Harrison - Runnymede Memorial Panel 65
Bomb Aimer:755880 Flt Sgt Wilfred Barham - Terschelling (West Terschelling) General Cemetery Grave 42. (Washed up Terschelling on 10th June 1942)
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:115722 Plt Off John Barry Holdsworth - Runnymede Memorial Panel 70
Air Gunner:J/7197 Plt Off Barry Phillip Cardinal - Terschelling (West Terschelling) General Cemetery Grave 41. (Washed up Terschelling on 10th June 1942)
Air Gunner:J/15139 Plt Off Edward Michael Marks RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 101

Sources:

http://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/item2.php?SGLO=T1586
CWGC
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
06-Jun-2017 18:38 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2018 20:34 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2018 20:34 Red Dragon Updated [Narrative]
04-Oct-2018 14:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
27-Apr-2020 12:55 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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