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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234717
Last updated: 3 April 2020
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Date:30-SEP-1941
Time:01:01 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:142 Squadron Royal Air Force (142 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5378
C/n / msn: QT-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 km northeast of Felm, Schleswig-Holstein -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 19:10 hrs local time for an operation to Stettin (modern Poland).
The aircraft was coned by a Marine Flak searchlight, hit by Marine Flak (naval artillery) and crashed.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W5378
Google Maps


Revision history:

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