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Date: 28-May-2022


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Detail page crash 22-Aug-1940

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CrashID 589
Date 22-Aug-1940
Time Rond middernacht 21 op 22
Location Zandbank Neeltje Jans in de Oosterschelde
Airplane Fairey
Type / model Swordfish Mk1
Serial number Onbekend/Unknown
Registration number L2819
Group Fleet Air Arm
Squadron 812th Squadron periode 05-1940 tm 03-1941 gestationeerd bij 22st Squadron Coastal Command
Base Peregrine / North Coates
Mission Mijnen leggen
Target Kust van Schouwen
Crew Sub/Lt R. L. G. Davies POW
Lt N. M. Hearle POW
Cemeteries NVT
Brief description of the crash
Extensive description of the crash (.pdf) pdf-logo 589-story.pdf pdf-logo-big
Extra documentation 589-De begrafenis op zee van Lt Cdr Hearle foto 1.jpg
589-De begrafenis op zee van Lt Cdr Hearle foto 2.jpg

Bron:, via W. Grice

589-Rupert Davies als Commissaris Maigret in 1959.jpg

Picture 1 foto 1
Picture 1 description Bron:, via W. Grice
Locatie on map kaartje