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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53286
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Time:11:40 LT
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N6030
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea southeast of Deal, Kent, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Wyton
Mission-Wesel. Took off from RAF Wyton in an attempt to raid Wesel using cloud cover. Turning back, due to clearing skies and subsequently crashed in the North Sea. The aircraft was hit by fighter pilot Feldwebel Ernst Jäckel of the 2./JG 26, who was flying a Bf 109F from Saint-Omer - Clairmarais airfield, France.
Four bodies are buried in various cemeteries in Holland, while the rest are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.In civilian life Fg Off Marshall RAAF was the yachting correspondent for the Sydney Telegraph.
Fg Off S D Marshall RAAF (KIA)
Sgt A J Higgison RNZAF (KIA)
Sgt K G H Davies (KIA)
Plt Off J D W McCallum (KIA)
Sgt G H Mayor (KIA)
Flt Sgt C G White AFM (KIA)
Sgt A W D Frost (KIA)

Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 94.
LW Claims by Michael Balss (C.2036/II)

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
02-May-2016 06:55 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2018 20:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
16-Jul-2019 15:33 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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