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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200436
Last updated: 6 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:99 Squadron Royal Air Force (99 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R1519
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Off Portland Bill -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Waterbeach
Destination airport:
Took off from RAF Waterbeach at 16:02. Crashed into the sea off Portland Bill. Target - Brest
Plt Off R B Thomas - Runnymede Memorial
Sgt A J Copping - Folkstone New Cemetery Hawkinge
Sgt A R W Smith - Runnymede Memorial
Flt Sgt J W Colpitts RCAF - Runnymede Memorial
Sgt A H Shattock - Runnymede Memorial
Flt Sgt B Froude - Runnymede Memorial


Bomber Command losses 1942.

Revision history:

17-Oct-2017 19:53 Red Dragon Added
26-Dec-2017 06:11 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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