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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202326
Last updated: 16 January 2021
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Date:09-APR-1942
Time:01:04
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:158 Squadron Royal Air Force (158 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z8511
C/n / msn: NP-Z
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Winsen Forest at Ohlendorf -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Driffield
Destination airport:Hamburg
Narrative:
Coned by Scheinwerfer 3/119, 1 & 2/150, 4/608 and 1-3/609. Hit by 1/Res Flak Abt 603 1/Res Flak Abt 601 and 2/Res Flak Abt 225. Aircraft crashed in Winsen Forest at Ohlendorf at 01:04.

Crew
Pilot: 1376449 Sgt John Henry Wisher - Hamburg Cemetery 10A. H. 4.
Navigator: 402229 Fg Off Harold Leslie Croydon RAAF - Hamburg Cemetery 10A. H. 5.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 959164 Sgt Roy Staley - Hamburg Cemetery 10A. H. 6.
Air Gunner: 1379128 Sgt E W Cornthwaite - Hamburg Cemetery 10A. H. 7.
Air Gunner:1001423 Sgt E G Bratt - Hamburg Cemetery 10A. H. 8.

Sources:

RAAF FATALITIES IN SECOND WORLD WAR AMONG RAAF PERSONNEL SERVING ON ATTACHMENT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SQUADRONS AND SUPPORT UNITS
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Nov-2017 19:57 Red Dragon Added
01-Nov-2018 20:03 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
29-Apr-2019 12:31 Anon. Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]

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