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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220698
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:16-JAN-1941
Time:01:30 LT
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:54 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (54 OTU RAF)
Registration: L7002
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:RAF Church Fenton airfield, North Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Church Fenton
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was hit by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Albert Schulz of the 2./NJG 2 (flying a Ju 88C from Gilze-Rijen airfield, the Netherlands) whilst flying a night flying exercise. The pilot performed a safe landing.

Damage: Cat.A/FB - Aircraft can be repaired on site
Pilot - P/O Hugh Graham Stanhope Wyrill RAFVR (89626).

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one
http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york41/l7002.html
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?3621-R-A-F-Aircraft-WWII-categories-of-repair


Revision history:

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