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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233214
Last updated: 24 February 2020
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Date:13-AUG-1941
Time:01:25 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:104 Squadron Royal Air Force (104 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5461
C/n / msn: EP-R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Darrigsdorf, Wittingen, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Driffield, Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 21:25 LT for an operation to Berlin.
The aircraft was hit by Flak of two Reserve-Flak-Abteilungen and crashed.
The six crew members were all taken prisoner of war.

For their names, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W5461
Google Maps


Revision history:

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