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Narrative:Mission-Munster. Took off from RAF Marham at 2326 hrs. Shot down by a night-fighter (Oblt Helmut Woltersdorf, 4./NJG1) and crashed 0217 hrs into the North Sea off Schiermonnikoog in the Dutch Frisian Islands. It is believed the crew tried to make a controlled landing as a w/t message was received indicating this intention.
|Type:||Vickers Wellington IC|
|Owner/operator:||115 Squadron Royal Air Force |
|C/n / msn:|| KO-D|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Noordzee, off Schiermonnikoog -
|Departure airport:||RAF Marham|
|Destination airport:||RAF Marham|
Sgt O A Matthews RNZAF (KIA)
Sgt J W Bent (KIA)
Sgt CS R Edwards RCAF (KIA)
Sgt K G MacLeay (KIA)
Sgt A Webster (KIA)
Sgt W A Strachan RCAF (KIA)
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 84.
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