Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1320
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
31 Oct/1 Nov 41 Anti-shipping Frisian Islands
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Bristol Blenheim IV V5537 MK-M 500 Sqdn RAF Bircham Newton
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2350 Crashed into IJsselmeer 6 km w of Lemmer IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot S/Ldr. F.C. Phipps 27 36093 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 28
Observer Sgt. T.P. Mowan 21 921870 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 49
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. A.A. Miles 21 912232 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 48
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book McNeill, ‘Coastal Command Losses 1939-1941’, page 160; Boiten, 'Blenheim Strike', page 282

Version April, 2022