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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53367
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:13-JUN-1941
Time:
Type:Bristol Beaufort Mk I
Owner/operator:22 Squadron Royal Air Force (22 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W6521
MSN: OA-R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Stavanger -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wick
Destination airport:RAF Wick
Narrative:
Mission-Shipping Strike. Took off from RAF Wick at 2350 hrs. FTR from a shipping strike to Stavanger (search of the Norwegian coast for the Lutzow). Believed shot down by Lt Wienhusen off the Norwegian coast. Sqdn Ldr "Eddie" Culverwell and his crew are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
Crew
Sqdn Ldr E Culverwell (33235) +
Plt Off A W Robson (88703) +
Sgt B Kirkham (950127) +
Sgt E Shackleton (950261) +

Sources:

http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1941%20sec_tcm5-7282.pdfpo
Royal Air Force Coastal Command Losses of the Second World War Volume 1 1939-1941 Page 127.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
11-Apr-2016 19:35 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2018 18:25 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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