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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234459
Last updated: 27 March 2020
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Time:22:18 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:103 Squadron Royal Air Force (103 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9665
C/n / msn: PM-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gildehauser Venn nature reserve, Bad Bentheim, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Elsham Wolds, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 19:36 hrs local time for an operation to Berlin.
The aircraft was coned by a searchlight & intercepted and shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Herbert Lütje of the Stab III./NJG 1, who was flying Bf 110 G9+BD from Twente airfield in the Netherlands.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.


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27-Mar-2020 19:34 TigerTimon Added
27-Mar-2020 19:34 TigerTimon Updated [Time]

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