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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138147
Last updated: 19 February 2021
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Date:05-SEP-1942
Time:02:53
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:115 Squadron Royal Air Force (115 Sqn RAF)
Registration: BJ663
C/n / msn: KO-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Altenrheine, Rheine, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham
Destination airport:RAF Marham
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:59 hrs local time for an operation to Bremen.
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Herbert Lütje of the 8./NJG 1, who was flying Bf 110 F-4 G9+AS from Twente airfield in the Netherlands.

All five rest in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=BJ663
Google Maps
- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft BA100 - BZ999, published 2006
- Lost Bombers


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Aug-2011 12:21 Uli Elch Added
25-May-2020 07:54 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]

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