Accident Vickers Wellington Mk IC R1536, Wednesday 16 July 1941
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Date:Wednesday 16 July 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:218 (Gold Coast) Sqn RAF
Registration: R1536
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:'Leukeshoeve' farm, Roggel, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Marham
Destination airport:RAF Marham
Mission-Duisburg. Took off from RAF Marham at 2315 hrs. Coned by searchlights and shot down by night fighter pilot Hauptmann Werner Streib of the Stab I./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from Venlo airfield; crashed 0055 hrs at Roggel (Limburg), 10 km NW of Roermond, Holland. The crew were first laid to rest at Venlo, but since the war their remains have been taken to Jonkerbos War Cemetery:

Pilot F/Lt. J. Stokes 70820 RAF / grave 16 H 7
Co-Pilot P/O. L.W. Parfitt 62293 RAF / grave 16 H 6
Observer Sgt. J.H. Storey 754355 RAF / grave 16 I 9
Wireless op Sgt. F. Wood 975312 RAF / grave 16 I 7
Air gunner Sgt. H.D.P. Dyer 40758 RNzAF / grave 16 H 5
Air gunner Sgt. A. Glover 948672 RAF / grave 16 I 8

Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 93.
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-May-2016 16:43 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2018 18:49 XindelX Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator]
25-Jul-2019 10:13 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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