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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162698
Last updated: 7 April 2021
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Date:19-NOV-1942
Time:
Type:Airspeed Horsa I
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: DP349
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 17
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Fyljesdalen to the north-east of Stavanger -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The purpose of this raid was to destroy the heavy water production plant at Vemork.
This glider was towed by Halifax A-Apple and was released over Fylgjesdal where it crashed shortly after. From the 17 onboard, 8 died in the crash.

Sources:

http://ktsorens.tihlde.org/flyvrak/fylgjesdalen.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Dec-2013 20:36 gerard57 Added
12-Dec-2013 08:01 gerard57 Updated [Date, Plane category]

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