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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51971
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: AE731
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Zomerweg, Haarlem, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Methwold
Destination airport:
Shot down by Leutnant E. Besgen of the 5./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-O
Takeoff time: 16:43
Pilot P/O. T.L.B. Taylor 412279 RNzAF Survived Wounded
Observer P/O. M.B. Shapiro 142913 RAF Survived Wounded
Wireless op Sgt. L.J. Littlewood 1376961 RAF Survived
Air gunner Sgt. G.T. Tattam 1467770 RAF Bergen NH 2 E 13


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-May-2018 19:31 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Oct-2018 07:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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