ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 131581
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Narrative:Operation: Tactical Reconnaissance, F
|Type:||Westland Lysander II|
|Operator:||RAF 16 Sqn|
|C/n / msn:|| L4796|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Departure airport:||Bertangles (F)|
Pilot Officer [Pilot] Leslie M. Hamilton, RAFVR 76906, 16 Sqdn., age 35, 17/05/1940, missing - Runnymede Memorial
Leading Aircraftman [Air Gunner] John P. O'Reilly, RAF 535507, 16 Sqdn., age 20, 17/05/1940, Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension, F
Took off from Bertangles, France. Failed to return from tactical reconnaisance over St. Quentin 14.30 hrs. Believed to have crashed near Doingt, south-east of Péronne.
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