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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202294
Last updated: 16 April 2020
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Date:06-APR-1942
Time:03:50 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3661
C/n / msn: AA-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Robert-Koch-Straße street in Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Köln.
The aircraft was hit by the 1./Reserve-Flak-Abteilung 514 and impacted in the Robert-Koch-Straße at 03:50.

Pilot: NZ404967 Flt Sgt G J E Thomas RNZAF PoW Stalag Luft 6 Heydekrug. PoW Number 24800.
2nd Pilot: NZ404410 Flt Sgt S MacI Robertson RNZAF PoW Stalag Luft 6 Sagan & Belaria. PoW Number 26
Navigator: NZ405455 Sgt W G Reay RNZAF PoW Luft 344 Lamsdorf. PoW Number 24799.
Wireless Operator: NZ402058 Sgt W H Harris RNZAF PoW Stalag Luft 4 Sagan and Belaria. PoW Number 24836.
Air Gunner: 1169410 Sgt S W Roynon PoW Luft 3444 Lamsdorf PoW Number 24834.
Air Gunner: 938765 Sgt P G Dorrell PoW Luft 344 Lamsdorf. PoW Number 24847.

Sources:

75 Squadron Association
Bomber command Losses 1942
RAF Prisoners of War
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Nov-2017 18:58 Red Dragon Added
27-Oct-2018 19:49 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
28-Apr-2019 11:40 Anon. Updated [Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Apr-2020 16:53 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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