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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140888
Last updated: 10 October 2020
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Date:04-JUL-1943
Time:02:23 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:196 Squadron Royal Air Force (196 Sqn RAF)
Registration: HZ478
C/n / msn: AO-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rue Emile Bosseaux, Solre-sur-Sambre, Erquelinnes, Hainaut -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leconfield (EGXV)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:47 for an operation to Köln, Germany.
Shot down by night fighter pilot Hauptmann Wilhelm Herget of the Stab I./NJG 4, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Florennes airfield.

Crew: http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HZ478

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HZ478
https://luchtvaartgeschiedenis.be/content/wellington-te-solre-sur-sambre
- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft HA100 - HZ999, published 1989


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2011 14:24 Uli Elch Added
19-Jan-2019 18:52 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jan-2019 11:47 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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