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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53259
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:02-AUG-1941
Time:15:25 LT
Type:Bristol Beaufort Mk I
Owner/operator:22 Squadron Royal Air Force (22 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X8919
MSN: OA-W
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 11 km west of Vlissingen, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Manston, Kent
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 13:58 hrs for a Rover patrol - Coastal Command armed patrol to search for enemy shipping.
Failed to return, three crew members were taken prisoner of war:

Pilot F/O. A.P. Culverwell AFC 81003 RAF / POW
Observer Sgt. H.C. Friend 754147 RAF / POW
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner F/Sgt. W.H. Dulwich 751992 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 36
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. R. Tanfield 944327 RAF / POW

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1155A&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
18-Feb-2020 10:20 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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