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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51967
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:03-MAY-1943
Time:17:57
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: AJ209
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kometensingel, Amsterdam-Noord, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Methwold, Norfolk, UK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by the German Luftwaffe during a bombing raid on the local power station on the northern outskirts of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Two crew members died in the crash, 2 others became POW.

Operation: Ramrod short range bomber attacks to destroy ground targets, similar to Circus attacks
Call Sign: EG-V
Takeoff time: 16:43
Crew:
Pilot S/L. L.H. Trent VC, DFC 36146 RAF Survived pow
Observer F/Lt. V. Phillips 45749 RAF Survived pow
Nav ba F/O. R.D.C. Thomas 108829 RAF Amsterdam 69 C 2
Air gunner Sgt. G.W. Trenery 1324586 RAF Amsterdam 69 C 3

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2247&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://aircrewremembered.com/trent-leonard-1.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
11-Dec-2017 12:39 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-May-2018 16:55 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-May-2018 16:56 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
07-Oct-2018 07:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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