Date & Time: Nov 16, 1940 at 0205 LT
Operator:
Registration:
P9286
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Bombing
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Marham - Marham
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
6
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
The aircraft left RAF Marham at 2015LT on November 15 on a bombing mission to Hamburg. While overflying The Netherlands by night, the aircraft was shot down by the pilot of a German fighter, dove into the ground and crashed in a field located near Winkel. All six crew members were killed.
Crew (115th Squadron):
Sgt Frederick Albert Core,
Sgt Thomas Walter Gostick,
Sgt Donald Ewart Larkman,
Sgt Malcolm Brian Mott,
Sgt Robert Rodger,
Sgt John Carse Walton.
Probable cause:
Shot down by a German fighter.