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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202455
Last updated: 20 January 2021
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:158 Squadron Royal Air Force (158 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5358
C/n / msn: NP-T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Griesbergstraße number 2 at Köln-Niehl, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Driffield
Destination airport:Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Coned by 3/Res Flakscheinw Abt 159. Hit by 1-3/Res Flak Abt 351 and 2/Res Flak Abt 514. Crashed into the Griesbergstrabe number 2 at Koln-Niehl at 01:02. All the crew were made PoW's.

404911 Plt Off P D McMillan RNZAF PoW Stalag Luft 3 Sagan & Belaria. PoW Number 123.
NZ/401760 Plt Off W H J Griffiths RNZAF PoW Stalag Luft 3 Sagan & Belaria. PoW Number 627.
1252150 Sgt M F Mulvey PoW Luft 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 174.
1375642 Sgt S F G Clayton PoW Luft 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 145.
997181 Sgt V D McKernan PoW Luft 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 170.


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Revision history:

02-Dec-2017 19:24 Red Dragon Added
01-Nov-2018 20:03 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
01-May-2019 07:56 Anon. Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
17-Apr-2020 19:43 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source]

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