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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233512
Last updated: 3 March 2020
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Time:02:30 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5536
C/n / msn: PH-M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near the Humber estuary at Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 21:30 hrs for an operation to Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Upon return, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberfeldwebel Robert Lüddeke of the 3./NJG 2, who was flying Ju 88 C-4 R4+EL from Gilze-Rijen airfield in the Netherlands.
The two injured airmen were admitted to Grimsby and District General Hospital, where Sgt Wakeford died from his injuries:

Sgt Cameron
Sgt Cook
Sgt Price / injured
Sgt K.Harrison / killed
Sgt A.Wakeford / injured
Sgt Thorpe


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Revision history:

03-Mar-2020 15:20 TigerTimon Added
03-Mar-2020 15:21 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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