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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141369
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Date:18-DEC-1939
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IA
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: N2889
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Borkum Island -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Feltwell (UK)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Me 110 during raid on Wilhelmshaven.
12 out of 22 Wellingtons shot down on this mission.
RAAF Member FO 40054 Oliver John Trevor LEWIS 37 RAF Sqd. Claim by Lt Helmut Lent 1/ZG76 - 10km North of Borkum.

Sources:

- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999, published 1991


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2012 10:53 Uli Elch Added
01-Jul-2014 06:15 RossGmann Updated [Narrative]
29-Mar-2019 13:45 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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