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Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:21-JUL-1940
Time:02:33 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:75 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: R3165
C/n / msn: AA-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Weseke, Borken, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mission - Horst, Gelsenkirchen (Nordrhein-Westfalen).
Coned by searchlights and shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Siegfried Wandam of the Stab I./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from Borkenberge airfield.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=R3165
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jul-2019 14:57 TigerTimon Added
22-Jul-2019 09:17 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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