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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234355
Last updated: 24 March 2020
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Date:07-SEP-1941
Time:23:08 claim
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:149 Squadron Royal Air Force (149 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9705
C/n / msn: DJ-J
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Lünten, Vreden, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:15 local time for an operation to Berlin.
The aircraft was intercepted and shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Heinz-Martin Hadeball of the 7./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from Twente airfield in the Netherlands.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=X9705
Google Maps
http://www.rafcommands.com/database/air81/index.php?qname=&qcntry=&cur=4150&qunit=&qnum=&qmem=&qdate=1941


Revision history:

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