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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53307
Last updated: 13 October 2021
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Date:10-JUL-1941
Time:day
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:7 Sqn Royal Air Force (7 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N6017
MSN: MG-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel (Boulogne-sur-Mer - Le Touquet-Paris-Plage; Pas-de-Cal -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Oakington
Narrative:
Mission-Chocques Power Station. Took off from RAF Oakington at 1030 hrs to attack a power station. Shot down by flak into the sea between Boulogne and le Touquet in the Pas-de-Calais. Most of the crew are buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery but Fg Off Fraser rest in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery, Holland will Sgt Wood has no known grave.
Crew
Fg Off C V Fraser DFC (KIA)
Plt Off L B O'Reilly (KIA)
Sgt R J Clifton (KIA)
Sgt E H Rogers (KIA)
Sgt S Bridges (KIA)
Sgt W Wilcox (KIA)
Sgt K R Wood (KIA)

Sources:

http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1941%20sec_tcm5-7282.pdf
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 89.
https://francecrashes39-45.net/page_fiche_av.php?id=4243
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
02-May-2016 16:34 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2018 14:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
21-May-2021 19:13 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Country, Source]

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