Date & Time: Dec 14, 1939 at 1430 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N2911
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Newmarket - Newmarket
Country:
Germany
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
6
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
While performing a maritime patrol flight off the German coast, the aircraft collided with another RAF Vickers 408 Wellington IA registered N2870 that was attacked by a German fighter. Following the collision, both aircraft plunged into the sea off the Wangerooge Island. All twelve occupants on both aircraft were killed.
Crew (99th Squadron):
F/S W. H. Downey,
Sgt T. E. Jones,
Sgt F. G. Goodwin,
Sgt E. B. Morgan,
AC2 F. J. Johnson,
LAC D. G. Hodge.