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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234359
Last updated: 24 March 2020
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Date:08-SEP-1941
Time:01:22 claim
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:405 (Vancouver) Sqn RCAF
Registration: W5521
C/n / msn: LQ-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 km northeast of Nienborg, Heek, Nordrhein-Westfalen (claim location) -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:32 hrs for an operation to Berlin.
The aircraft was intercepted and shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Helmut Woltersdorf of the 7./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from Twente airfield in the Netherlands.
The crew were all taken prisoner of war.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W5521
Google Maps


Revision history:

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