Accident Short Stirling Mk III BK712, 22 Jun 1943
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191311
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Type:Silhouette image of generic strl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Short Stirling Mk III
Owner/operator:218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Royal Air Force (218 (Gold Coast) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BK712
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wijtestraat, Aarschot, Flemish Brabant -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Downham Market
Destination airport:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer of the Stab II./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield.

Takeoff time: 00:14


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part one

Revision history:

13-Nov-2016 18:43 gerard57 Added
15-Jan-2018 18:41 XindelX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
20-Jun-2018 12:57 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Oct-2018 16:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
08-Nov-2022 07:01 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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