ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51969
Last updated: 26 November 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:03-MAY-1943
Time:17:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Ventura Mk I
Owner/operator:487 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (487 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: AE798
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Noordwijkerhout, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Methwold
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Unteroffizier Ernst Winkler 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-D
Takeoff time: 16:43
Crew:
Pilot Sgt. J.J. Lowe 657928 RAF Runnymede Memorial 157
Nav ba Sgt. H.W. Toombs R/103535 RCAF Germany Buried Sage War Cem. Washed up Langeoog 2 Jul 43
Wireless op Sgt. J.C. Lynass R/103922 RCAF Runnymede Memorial 183
Air gunner Sgt. A.E. Downs 1388558 RAF Runnymede Memorial 148

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2245A&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 19:42 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Oct-2018 07:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description