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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51969
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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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
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Noordwijkerhout, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Methwold
Destination airport:
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
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


Revision history:

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]

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