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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233504
Last updated: 3 March 2020
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Date:15-AUG-1941
Time:02:36 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:218 Squadron Royal Air Force (218 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R1008
C/n / msn: HA-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Obernheide, Stuhr, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:16 hrs (local time) for an operation to Hannover in Niedersachsen.
The aircraft was coned by searchlights and hit by heavy Flak.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=R1008
Google Maps


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