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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234317
Last updated: 23 March 2020
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Date:01-SEP-1941
Time:02:48 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:99 Squadron Royal Air Force (99 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R1411
C/n / msn: LN-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:field at Beck Row, near Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:28 hrs for an operation to Köln in Germany.
Upon return, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Feldwebel Alfons Köster of the 3./NJG 2, who was flying a Ju 88C from Gilze-Rijen airfield in the Netherlands.

P/O G S Eccles +
Sgt D H Hodge +
Sgt A F B Broadribb + (Should read Sgt F A B Brodribb RCAF +)
Sgt D R Mallett +
Sgt G E Boxall +
Sgt Stevens - Injured

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
Google Maps
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=R1411
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17214-Wellington-R1503-crash-August-12th-1941-after-take-off
Google Maps


Revision history:

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