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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140889
Last updated: 18 March 2021
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Date:04-JUL-1943
Time:00:55 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:432 (Leaside) Sqn RCAF
Registration: HZ481
C/n / msn: QO-W
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:meadow near the Passtraat road, Zoutleeuw, Vlaams-Brabant -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Skipton-on-Swale, UK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:49 for an operation to Köln, Germany.
Shot down by night fighter pilot Oberfeldwebel Reinhard Kollak of the 7./NJG 4 (detached to II./NJG 1), flying Bf 110 G-4 3C+ER from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield. Also claimed by heavy Flak, claim Kollak confirmed.

Crew: http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HZ481

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HZ481
- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft HA100 - HZ999, published 1989


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2011 14:26 Uli Elch Added
08-Jan-2012 09:10 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Departure airport]
15-Jan-2019 12:57 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Jan-2019 13:00 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
15-Jan-2019 13:03 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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