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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140868
Last updated: 19 September 2020
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Date:04-JUL-1943
Time:01:01 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:466 Sqn RAAF
Registration: HF569
C/n / msn: HD-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Louveigné, Sprimont, province of Ličge -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leconfield (EGXV)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:54 for an operation to Köln, Germany.
Shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Johannes Hager of the Stab II./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield.
Several sources say this aircraft crashed at Neerhespen, but these are outdated. My thought is that these sources mixed up with Wellington HF595 that crashed at Neerhespen. My guess is that the crash location is that same as the claim location. (TT, 15/1/2019)

Crew: http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HF569

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HF569
- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft HA100 - HZ999, published 1989


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2011 12:37 Uli Elch Added
08-Jan-2012 09:09 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Departure airport]
15-Jan-2019 13:12 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Jan-2019 14:26 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Narrative]
19-Jan-2019 12:37 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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