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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51966
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:03-MAY-1943
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Ventura Mk II
Owner/operator:487 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (487 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: AJ478
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North sea 19 km west of IJmuiden -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Methwold
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Unteroffizier H. Fuchs of the 4./JG 1, flying an Fw 190A from Woensdrecht airfield.

Operation: Ramrod short range bomber attacks to destroy ground targets, similar to Circus attacks
Target: Amsterdam, local power plant
Call Sign: EG-A
Takeoff time: 16:43
Crew:
Pilot F/O. O.E. Foster 415067 RNzAF Survived Recued from sea by fishingboat, pow
Observer F/O. T.A. Penn 414336 RNzAF Survived pow
Wo ag Sgt. R.W. Mann 411357 RAAF Survived Recued from sea by fishingboat, pow
Air gunner Sgt. T.W.J. Warner 414363 RNzAF Bergen op Zoom 33 B 3 Washed up Afsluitdijk km.pole 12.4 on 5 Jun 43

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2248&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-May-2018 19:19 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Oct-2018 07:11 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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