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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51973
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: AE713
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:between Hoornse Lijn and Wormer Ringdijk, Oostzaan, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Methwold
Destination airport:
Shot down by Unteroffizier H. Meissner of the 6./JG 1 (flying an Fw 190A from Woensdrecht airfield) and exploded in mid-air. The Ventura crashed between the Zaandam–Enkhuizen railway and the Ringdijk by Zaandam.

Operation: Ramrod – short range bomber attacks to destroy ground targets, similar to Circus attacks
Target: Amsterdam, local power plant
Call Sign: EG-T
Takeoff time: 16:43
Pilot F/O. S.B. Peryman 413469 RNzAF Amsterdam 69 C 8
Nav ba F/O. E.T. Williams 122828 RAF Amsterdam 69 C 8
Wo ag Sgt. G.H. Southam 1284694 RAF Amsterdam 69 C 8
Air gunner Sgt. J.E. Addison 1358415 RAF Amsterdam 69 C 8


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-May-2018 16:45 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-May-2018 16:45 TigerTimon Updated [Phase, Departure airport]
01-May-2018 16:46 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
07-Oct-2018 07:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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