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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214307
Last updated: 23 August 2020
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Date:16-AUG-1943
Time:00:07
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:166 Squadron Royal Air Force (166 Sqn RAF)
Registration: HF596
C/n / msn: AS-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea 55 km north of Vlieland island -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kirmington (EGNJ)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Heinz Grimm of the Stab IV./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Leeuwarden airfield. The Wellington was on a Gardening (mine-laying) operation.

Takeoff time: 20:49
Crew: http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HF596

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HF596


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Aug-2018 09:29 TigerTimon Added
10-Aug-2018 09:30 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
02-Nov-2018 18:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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