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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233216
Last updated: 24 February 2020
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Time:02:52 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:115 Squadron Royal Air Force (115 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z8835
C/n / msn: KO-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rbke (Neu Wulmstorf) - Hohentannen (Buxtehude), Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 21:27 LT for an operation to Essen in Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was coned by searchlight(s) & hit by Flak of the 1. & 2./Reserve-Flak-Abteilung 601 and crashed between Rbke and Hohentannen in an area called the Ostmoor.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.


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24-Feb-2020 20:21 TigerTimon Added
24-Feb-2020 20:22 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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