ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140863
Last updated: 4 February 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:31-AUG-1943
Time:03:53
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:166 Squadron Royal Air Force (166 Sqn RAF)
Registration: HE988
C/n / msn: AS-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lozen, Limburg -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kirmington (EGNJ)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer of the 12./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Leeuwarden airfield, the Netherlands.

Takeoff time: 00:44
Crew: http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HE988

Sources:

- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft HA100 - HZ999, published 1989

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HE988


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2011 11:18 Uli Elch Added
27-Aug-2018 14:06 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Nov-2018 18:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description