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Date: 27-Oct-2020

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CrashID 88
Date 26-Oct-1940
Time Onbekend/Unknown
Location Wolphaartsdijk
Airplane Lockheed
Type / model Hudson I
Serial number N7301
Registration number LY-
Group Royal Air Force
Squadron P.R.U.
Base Heston
Mission Reconnaissance
Target Schelde Estuary
Crew F/Lt A. A. Rumsey RAF 22246 POW
P/O C. G. Broome RAF 84688 KIA
Sgt. Eduard John Williams POW
Sgt. Ronald Ernest Phillips POW
LAC Alan Joseph Patrick Dixon 820009 POW
Cemeteries P/O Charles George Broome. Hij is begraven te Vlissingen begraafplaats plaats A.5. Hij werd 22 jaar.
Brief description of the crash Failing to return from a PR (Photo Reconnaissance) sortie to the Scheldt Estuary. F/L Rumsey confirmed that all five men abandoned the burning aircraft by parachute between 200 and 600 feet.
Extensive description of the crash (.pdf) pdf-logo 88-story.pdf pdf-logo-big
Extra documentation 88-graf Broome C.G.
88-graf Broome C.G. & Jeffrey (DFC) A.J.O.
Picture 1 foto 1
Locatie on map kaartje
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