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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53220
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:17-AUG-1941
Time:evening
Type:Bristol Beaufort Mk I
Owner/operator:22 Squadron Royal Air Force (22 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AW214
MSN: OA-G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Westerschelde estuary, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Thorney Island
Destination airport:RAF Thorney Island
Narrative:
Mission : Gardening. Took off from RAF Thorney Island at 2040 hrs and set course fro the Dewberry area off Boulogne but was shot down by flak (Abt. 31/XI) and crashed in the West Scheldt estuary. All the crew are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
Crew
88667 Plt Off I G Mitchell (KIA)
89799 Plt Off H F Binns (KIA)
637107 Sgt T Penrice (KIA)
974760 Sgt D A Campbell (KIA)

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1194A&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Royal Air Force Coastal Command Losses of the Second World War Volume 1. Aircraft and Crew Losses 1939-1941 Page 114.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
06-May-2016 06:28 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-May-2016 07:53 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Nov-2018 19:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
13-Mar-2020 17:45 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Source]

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