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Memorial Crash Site Handley Page Hampden AE185

On Monday, August 18, 1941 at around 01:30 am, the Handley Page Hampden AE185 crashed on the edges of the Paterswoldse Meer, near Groningen.

On board the crew were:

Pilot Officer Eric Cyril Maskell
1251377 Royal Air Force
(He survived the crash with a parachute jump)

Pilot Officer Henry Law
61297 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Flight Sergeant Peter Francis Barclay Orwin
Tail gunner / radio operator
551839 Royal Air Force

Sergeant George Albert Cowell
Tail gunner / radio operator
923093 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

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  • Text: Bert Deelman
  • Photos: Bert Deelman