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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141371
Last updated: 14 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Wellington Mk IA
Owner/operator:37 Squadron Royal Air Force (37 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N2935
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:the sea west of Schillig Point, south off Wangerooge Island -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell, Thetford, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Wellington N2935 failed to return from an operational flight, 18 December 1939.
T/o at 09:42 hrs from RAF Feltwell for raid on Wilhelmshaven. Shot down by fighters Bf109 and fell into the sea W of Schillig Point Germany. 12 out of 22 Wellingtons shot down on this mission.
Crew: missing
F/O Arthur Telford THOMPSON (39353) Pilot
P/O Matthew Infield DRAWWATER (40374) Nav.
Sgt Alfred John TILLEY (513966) Obs.
Cpl Wilson ROBINSON (535440) WOp/Ag
LAC Leonard Arthur STOCK (520962) AG


Air Britain: RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999, published 1991


Revision history:

02-Jan-2012 10:58 Uli Elch Added
03-Jan-2021 10:34 Glog Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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