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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234436
Last updated: 11 January 2021
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Date:16-SEP-1941
Time:00:33 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3205
C/n / msn: AA-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bockhorn, Bark, Schleswig-Holstein -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mission - Hamburg

The aircraft was coned by searchlights & intercepted and shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Reinhold Eckardt of the Stab II./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 E-2.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=X3205
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Mar-2020 10:23 TigerTimon Added
27-Mar-2020 17:26 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
11-Jan-2021 10:50 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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