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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233950
Last updated: 13 March 2020
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Date:16-AUG-1941
Time:23:57 approx
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:104 Squadron Royal Air Force (104 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5532
C/n / msn: EP-M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South Leverton near Retford, Nottinghamshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Driffield, Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:27 hrs for an operation to Köln, Germany.
The aircraft was intercepted and shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Hans Hahn of the 3./NJG 2, who was flying a Ju 88C from Gilze-Rijen airfield in the Netherlands.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/stephenson-william-thomas-ross.html
Google Maps


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