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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53396
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:11-MAY-1941
Time:00:20 LT
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3654
MSN: LS-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near the A.C. de Graafweg and Middelweg roads, Opmeer, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Wyton
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Wyton. Shot down by a night-fighter (Oblt Egmont Prinz zur Lippe Weissenfeld, 4./NGJ1) and crashed between Hoodwoud and Opmeer (Noord Holland), 16 km NE of Alkmaar. Apart from Wg Cdr Dale who is buried in Bergen General Cemetery, the crew are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
Crew
Wg Cdr H R Dale +
Plt Off P R S Bird +
Sgt F A S Smith +
Plt Off D McL Campbell RNZAF +
Sgt E R Lucas RNZAF +
Sgt N H Nuttal +
Sgt S P Plumb +

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1029&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses in the Second World War 1941 Page 56.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
06-Apr-2016 17:48 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Oct-2017 07:29 Nepa Updated [Operator]
10-May-2019 20:23 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source]

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