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    Hello all.

    In volume 2 of the triology about the Royal Norwegian Air Force, it is written that Sunderland 'A' from No. 461 Squadron was shot down off Bergen on 2nd October 1944.
    If this is correct, is there anyone who can help me with serial number and crew names?

    Thanks
    Bengt

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    The Squadron ORB states that ML735 "A" was lost on the 1st October 1944 (no losses on the 2nd):

    http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/imagine.asp?B=1965367&I=1&SE=1
    (page 781)

    And that aircraft was discussed in a thread on the old rafcommands board:

    http://www.rafcommands.com/cgi-bin/dcforum/dcboard.cgi?az=show_thread&om=5572&forum=DCForumID 6&archive=yes

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    Ooops sorry I've just realised I gave the wrong url for the ORB. Should be:

    http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/imagine.asp?B=1359213&I=1&SE=1

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    Hi Bengt
    From a 461Sqn file on naa.gov.org the Crew is given as :-
    429427 F/Lt ?H ?H Godsal RAAF
    419103 F/Lt E B Willis RAAF
    408132 F/O J Jennings RAAF
    418211 F/O H R Turnbull RAAF
    423267 F/Sgt G L Toose RAAF
    423094 F/Sgt S C Cottier RAAF
    417621 F/Sgt P R Criddle RAAF
    619357 Sgt F Reed RAFVR
    019952 W/O L Remblance RAFVR
    418247 F/Sgt P Brewin RAAF
    1147302 Sgt J Cottam RAFVR
    The a/c was ML735/A 461 Sqn
    If you can get http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/imagine.asp?B=1966138&I=1&SE=1 it will give the Casualty report for the a/c, the crew list is towards the back
    Regards
    Dick
    Last edited by Dick; 19th January 2008 at 21:27. Reason: Added a URL

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    Thanks for the info. on this 461 Sqn. Sunderland.
    Have been lucky this evening!

    Regards,
    Bengt

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