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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234437
Last updated: 11 January 2021
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Time:00:45 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9759
C/n / msn: AA-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:BarsbŁttel, Schleswig-Holstein -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell, Norfolk
Destination airport:
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.


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Revision history:

27-Mar-2020 10:28 TigerTimon Added
27-Mar-2020 17:26 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
11-Jan-2021 10:51 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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