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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52436
Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Ventura Mk II
Owner/operator:21 Squadron Royal Air Force (21 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AE940
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Philips factory building 'SQ' Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Methwold
Destination airport:
Hit by Flak. Crashed into Philips factory building 'SQ'.
Operation: ‘Operation Oyster’, a pin-point daylight raid on the Philips electrical works at Eindhoven in the Netherlands.
Takeoff time: 11:27hrs

Pilot / F/Lt. K.S. Smith 82499 RAF / Eindhoven cemetery; grave JJ 140
Navigator/ Bomb Aimer / F/Lt. W. Martin DFC AUS402450 RAAF / Eindhoven cemetery; grave JJ 137
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner / Sgt. W.P. Gregory 961670 RAF / Eindhoven cemetery; grave JJ 141-146
Air Gunner / Sgt. A.T. Milton 1378025 RAF / Eindhoven cemetery; grave JJ 141-146


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
05-Dec-2017 16:21 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jan-2018 15:00 XindelX Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Nov-2020 19:45 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]

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