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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234132
Last updated: 8 August 2020
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Time:00:05 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ia
Owner/operator:11 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (11 OTU RAF)
Registration: N3005
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:chalk slopes northeast of Barrington, Cambridgeshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire
The aircraft was on approach to RAF Bassingbourn with its landing lights on, when it was attacked and set ablaze by night fighter pilot Oberfeldwebel Heinz Strüning of the 1./NJG 2, who was flying a Ju 88C from Gilze-Rijen airfield in the Netherlands. Two of the crew succumbed to their injuries in Addenbrookes hospital.


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