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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233210
Last updated: 24 February 2020
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Date:13-AUG-1941
Time:01:15 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:9 Sqn Royal Air Force (9 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R1513
C/n / msn: WS-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Weser river mouth near Weddewarden, Bremerhaven -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Honington, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 21:29 LT for an operation to Kiel in Schleswig-Holstein.
The aircraft was hit by Flak of the IV. Zug of the 4./Reserve-Flak-Abteilung 603 and crashed into the Weser river mouth.
Two crew members are still missing in action, the other four rest at Becklingen War Cemetery in Niedersachsen.

For their names, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=R1513
Google Maps


Revision history:

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