Accident Short Stirling Mk I R9290, 29 Apr 1943
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210183
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Type:Silhouette image of generic strl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R9290
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea 40 km SW of Esbjerg or 80 km SW of Ringkøbing -   Denmark
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Newmarket
Destination airport:
Probably shot down by a night fighter. Two different claims apply on this aircraft:
- shot down at 01:17 by Hauptmann Hans Baer of the 4./NJG 3, flying Do 217 N-1 D5+FM from Westerland airfield, Germany. Location: North Sea 40 km SW of Esbjerg
- shot down at 01:45 by Feldwebel Rudolf Mangelsdorf of the 12./NJG 3, flying a Ju 88 from Grove airfield. Location: North Sea 80 km SW of Ringkøbing

Operation: Gardening – mine-laying operations
Target area: Radish (Fehmarn Belt)
Call Sign: AA-X
Takeoff time: 20:41


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part One

Revision history:

30-Apr-2018 08:51 TigerTimon Added
30-Apr-2018 09:00 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
27-Oct-2018 20:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
12-Oct-2022 07:31 Antonio Updated [Cn]

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