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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53307
Last updated: 13 October 2021
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Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:7 Sqn Royal Air Force (7 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N6017
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
Departure airport:RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Oakington
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.
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)

Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 89.
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Revision history:

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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