Accident Lockheed Hudson Mk V AM614,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195388
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Date:Friday 15 May 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed Hudson Mk V
Owner/operator:407 (Demon) Sqn RCAF
Registration: AM614
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:North Sea 20 km N of Terschelling, Friesland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Bircham Newton
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 20:24 hrs for a strike on an east-bound convoy off the Dutch Frisian islands.
During the attack, the aircraft disappeared into the sea. The aircraft was shot down by V 2002 or V 2003 or V 311 or M 19 or Bordflak merchant vessel 'Selje'.
The four Canadian crew members are all missing in action and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial:

Pilot / W/O. I J.W. Daubner R/58631 RCAF / panel 101
Observer / F/Sgt. W.McL. Crane R/79675 RCAF / panel 103
Wireless Operator / P/O. G.F. Cook J/15315 RCAF / panel 100
Air Gunner / P/O. A.R.R. Farley J/15335 RCAF / panel 100


SGLO - database
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
407 Sqn war time records confirm sn as AM614

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
8 February 1942 AM617 407 (Demon) Sqn RCAF 4 North Sea 15 km NE of Schiermonnikoog, Friesland w/o
21 June 1942 FH346 407 (Demon) Sqn RCAF 4 North Sea between Terschelling and Texel, Noord-Holland w/o

Revision history:

15-May-2017 15:24 TigerTimon Added
15-May-2017 15:24 TigerTimon Updated [Time]
27-Jan-2018 11:20 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
20-Apr-2020 11:28 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
26-Feb-2022 16:43 tachel Updated [Registration, Source]
13-May-2022 17:11 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Jun-2022 23:40 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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