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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207468
Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:04-JAN-1943
Time:20:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk III
Owner/operator:101 Squadron Royal Air Force (101 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W4796
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 40 km west of Leiden, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Oblt. Rudolf Sigmund of the 10./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 F-4 from Bergen airfield.

Target: Essen
Call Sign: SR-R
Takeoff time: 17:30

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part One
http://www.156squadron.com/101Sqn/display_missionhdr.asp?MissionId=319
https://www.backtonormandy.org/the-history/air-force-operations/airplanes-allies-and-axis-lost/lancaster/23270-W47961943-01-05.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Mar-2018 20:48 TigerTimon Added
09-Oct-2018 05:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
11-Jan-2019 16:20 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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