ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138647
Last updated: 19 June 2013
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Narrative:Hit by flak bombing troops on Courtrai - Brussels road. Crashed/force-landed near Oostende (West Vlaanderen), Belgium.
|Type:||Vickers Wellington Mk.IC|
|Operator:||37 Sqn RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| LF-?|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Ostend -
|Departure airport:||Feltwell, Norfolk|
It is likely the entire crew survived, though S/L Glencross is known to have drowned when the 'SS Abukir' was sunk 28 May 40. P/O Cameron and Sgt Parkhouse probably lost their lives while being evacuated 26 May 40, while L/AC Dear and A/C1 Stanhope are assumed to have reached safety.
The three airmen who were killed are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial. The parents of P/O Cameron lived in Havana, Cuba. S/L A.R.Glencross KIA P/O J.S.cameron KIA Sgt R.C.Parkhouse KIA LAC Dear AC1 Stanhope "
Air Britain: RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999, published 1991 http://www.lostbombers.co.uk/bomber.php?id=10700 http://www.baaa-acro.com/archives/1940-JAN-JUN.htm
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||Dr. John Smith
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