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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187744
Last updated: 20 October 2020
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Type:Vickers Wellington
Owner/operator:458 Sqn RAAF
Registration: Z1218
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Marchienne, near Charleroi -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor, Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Wellington Z1218 took off from RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor, Yorkshire, to bomb the Antwerp docks, Belgium.
The plane crashed in Marchienne. Five out of six crew members died in the crash. They are buried at Charleroi Communal Cemetery.


Revision history:

31-May-2016 11:05 gerard57 Added

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