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Hampden I  X2908 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Hampden I  X2908


Incidents/Accidents

DateAircraftUnitPilot NameLocation
16 Nov 40 Hampden I X2908 50 Sqdn UK
RemarksTook off 0115 16 Nov 1940 from Lindholme. Ran out of fuel on the return and crashed 0707 into houses in Dunhill Road Goole Lincolnshire.

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Citation Aircraft AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/4231Hampden I X2908Sergeant C Richardson, Sergeant B Brookes, Sergeant W C I Parker: killed; crash landing on return from operational flight, Hampden X2908, 50 Squadron, 16 November 1940.C16688329

Casualties in the CWGC Register for Hampden I X2908

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantBirt BROOKES (745413) Pilot Hampden I X2908  Ext Link 1940-11-1650 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBrighton (The Downs) Cemetery
SergeantCharles William Ian PARKER (904426) Air Gunner Hampden I X2908  Ext Link 1940-11-1650 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRottingdean (St. Margaret) Chu
SergeantColin RICHARDSON (529564) Pilot Hampden I X2908  Ext Link 1940-11-1650 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAdwick-Le-Street Cemetery

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401116 - Unaccounted Airmen - 16-11-1940Hello, 401116 - Unaccounted Airmen - 16-11-1940 From Henk's List - CANADA HOLLEY, Franklin Jarrett - Lac - R/63578 - RCAF. Tavistock (McTavish) Cemetery, Ontario, Canada. Killed when the car he was travelling in collided with a truck. SOUTH AFRICA PICHE, Edmond William (American born) - Air Mechanic - 59329 - SAAF. Johannesburg (Brixton) Cemetery, Gauteng, South Africa. Died in Germiston Hospital. Cause of death ? UK ALLAN, William Robert Williamson - AC1c - 639792 - RAF. Newbattle Cemetery, Midlothian. Cause of death ? BEABEY, Harold William - Lac - 622996 - RAF - 2 AACU. Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery, Hampshire. Died at the Royal Portsmouth Hospital of Pneumonia. HUMPHREYS, Henry William - AC2c - 1309401 - RAFVR. City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park, Essex. Killed while at home. Cause of death ? KIRKBRIDE, Alfred Vickery - Sgt - 98380 - RAF. Stoke-Upon-Tern (St.Peter) Church Cemetery, Shropshire. Cause of death ? PITTOCK, Ronald Samuel - AC2c - 1280438 - RAFVR. Blackpool (Carlton) Crematorium, Lancashire. Cause of death ? POWLEY, John Francis - Cpl - 61545 - RAF. Chingford Mount Cemetery, Essex. Cause of death ? SMALLEY, Joseph Hugo (American) - AC2c - 1250416 - RAFVR - 10 BGS. Dumfries (St.Andrew) Roman Catholic Cemetery, Dumfriesshire. Hit and killed by a Contractors lorry. SMITH, Harry - AC2c - 1359580 - RAFVR - 7 AACU. Bury Cemetery, Red ales, Lancashire. Died in RAF Cosford Hospital of a blood infection. WESTBROOK, Walter Joseph James - Sgt - 515582 - RAF. Binbrook (St.Mary) Churchyard, Lincolnshire. Motorcycle accident at RAF Binbrook. From CWGC - CANADA PIPER, Kenneth O'Dell - Sgt - R/60233 - RCAF. Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery, Alberta, Canada. SINCLAIR, John Thomas - Kac - R/60292 - RCAF. Edmonton Cemetery, Alberta, Canada. These two airmen were crew of Tiger Moth - 4058 - 5 EFTS. GERMANY ENGLISH, Denis Duncan - Sgt - 742163 - RAFVR. FRYER, Gordon Russell - Sgt - 759334 - RAFVR. GUEST, Richard Bernard - Sgt - 905255 - RAFVR. LINDSAY, Alfred Burrows - Sgt - 751189 - RAFVR. LUPTON, Cyril Peter - P/O - 86372 - RAFVR. POTTER, Jack Harold - Sgt - 747830 - RAFVR. These six airmen rest at Hamburg Cemetery, Hamburg, Germany. They were crew of Wellington Ic - R3213 - 115 Sqn. NETHERLANDS CORE, Frederick Albert - Sgt - 741719 - RAFVR. GOSTICK, Thomas Walter - Sgt - 903566 - RAFVR. LARKMAN, Donald Ewart - Sgt - 742991 - RAFVR. MOTT, Malcolm Brian - Sgt - 937153 - RAFVR. RODGER, Robert - Sgt - 632049 - RAF. WALTON, John Carse - Sgt - 748446 - RAFVR. These six airmen rest at Winkel Protestant Churchyard, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. They were crew of Wellington Ic - P9286 - 115 Sqn. KENYA HORNE, Arthur - Air Sgt - 94286 - SAAF. JUBBER, Clifton - Lt - 103030 - SAAF. These two airmen rest at Nairobi War Cemetery, Kenya. The ....Read More.Alex Smart on 22nd July 2022 06:40:27
401116 - Unaccounted Airmen - 16-11-1940[QUOTE=Alex Smart;175196] BROOKES, Birt - Sgt - 745413 - RAFVR. Brighton (The Downs) Cemetery, Sussex. PARKER, Charles William Ian - Sgt - 904426 - RAFVR. Rottingdean (St.Margaret) Churchyard, Sussex. RICHARDSON, Colin - Sgt - 529564 - RAF. Adwick-Le-Street Cemetery, Yorkshire. These three airmen were crew of Hampden I - X2908 - 50 Sqn. [/QUOTE] This aircraft is listed as having been lost on 15 November in BCL Volume 1, and indeed in our database. Reference to the ORB clearly shows that this loss was on the 16 November. I have amended our database accordingly: [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=X2908[/url] ....Read More.Andy Marden on 23rd July 2022 08:23:56


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