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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53458
Last updated: 17 November 2017
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Date:30-DEC-1940
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington IC
Owner/operator:75 Squadron Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF)
Registration: R3211
C/n / msn: AA-J
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Goudswaard, 6 km SW of Spijkenisse -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Received 6.11.40 by 75 Squadron, RNZAF at RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, from 37 Squadron, RAF Feltwell, Norfolk. Re-coded AA-J (from Feltwell Flying Control Logbook), landed 22:28, night of 11/12.12.40. Missing on combat operations on night of 29/30.12.40.

Failed To Return (Newman crew) shot down en route to the target (Hamm). Aircraft came down at Goudswaard, in the Dutch province of South Holland, located on the westernmost tip of the Hoeksche Waard, approximately 6 km south-west of Spijkenisse, Netherlands: crew all survived, all taken POW.

Sources:

1. http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1940%20sec_tcm5-7281.pdf
2. https://75nzsquadron.wordpress.com/wellington/
3. https://www.backtonormandy.org/component/mtree/air-force-operations/airplanes-allies-and-axis-lost/wellington/24924-R32111940-12-30.html
4. http://www.adf-serials.com.au/nz-serials/nzwellington.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
05-Nov-2017 00:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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