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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211665
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Date:30-MAY-1943
Time:02:37
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:44 (Rhodesia) Squadron Royal Air Force (44 (Rhodesia) Sqn RAF)
Registration: W4838
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Linde, Peer, Limburg -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waddington
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Oberfeldwebel Fritz Schellwat of the 5./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 from St Trond airfield.

Target: Barmen-Wuppertal
Call Sign: KM-B
Takeoff time: 22:40
Crew: http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W4838

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part One
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W4838
https://luchtvaartgeschiedenis.be/content/lancaster-w4838-bij-peer-linde


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-May-2018 19:07 TigerTimon Added
06-Oct-2018 10:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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