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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234209
Last updated: 21 March 2020
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Date:29-AUG-1941
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:405 (Vancouver) Sqn RCAF
Registration: W5488
C/n / msn: LQ-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Glüder, Solingen, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:50 local time for an operation to Duisburg in Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was coned by searchlights & hit by Flak. The two surviving crew members were taken prisoner of war.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W5488
Google Maps


Revision history:

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