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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53150
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:08-SEP-1941
Time:04:05 LT
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N6045
MSN: LS-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:field at the Varsselseweg road, Hengelo, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Wyton
Narrative:
Mission : Berlin. Took off from RAF Wyton. The aircraft was damaged by Flak and was emergency-landed in a field. Sgt Pape was repatriated in September 1944, and after the war he wrote a vivid account of his many experiences under the title "Boldness Be My Friend".

Flt Lt R P Wallace-Terry (POW)
Sgt R Harper (POW)
Sgt W C Moir (POW)
Sgt R B Pape (POW)
Sgt C S Aynsley (POW)
Sgt R D Hooley (POW)
Sgt H J Dunnett (POW)
Sgt J E Dodd (POW)

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1258&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
Royal air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 140.

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
08-May-2016 16:27 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2018 20:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
15-Feb-2019 10:03 Cobar Updated [Embed code]
24-Mar-2020 20:08 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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