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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234205
Last updated: 21 March 2020
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Date:29-AUG-1941
Time:02:49 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:40 Squadron Royal Air Force (40 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z8839
C/n / msn: BL-L
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 km southwest of Mülheim an der Ruhr, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Alconbury, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:42 hrs local time for an operation to Duisburg in Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was coned by searchlights & hit by Flak. The three surviving crew members were taken prisoner of war.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z8839
Google Maps


Revision history:

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