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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52479
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:21 Squadron Royal Air Force (21 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AE784
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Waddenzee, 5 km east of Den Helder, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Methwold, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Blenheim AE784 : Take off at 13:55hrs for mission in Den Helder.
Shot down by 4./le.764 (leichte Flak-Abteilung 764 (o)) and 4./le.845 (leichte Flak-Abteilung 845 (o)).
F/Lt.(104.581) J.E. HARRISON (pilot) RAFVR - Survived PoW
P/O.(118.879) H.J. LUCK (obs.) RAFVR - Survived PoW
F/Lt.(NZ39553) C W. HUNT (Wop/AG) RNZAF - Survived PoW
Sgt.(1292935) W.J.ATKINSON (Wop/AG) RAF - killed - Body recovered from the wreck 9 Nov 42

RAF Prisoners of War

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
03-Nov-2017 20:41 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2017 09:58 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2017 10:02 Red Dragon Updated [Cn]
11-Jan-2018 15:01 XindelX Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
30-Aug-2020 09:57 soucek56 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]
31-Oct-2020 18:33 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location]

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