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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234722
Last updated: 3 April 2020
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Date:30-SEP-1941
Time:00:26 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:115 Squadron Royal Air Force (115 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9673
C/n / msn: KO-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Hittfeld railway station, Seevetal, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 19:46 hrs local time for an operation to Hamburg.
The aircraft was coned by searchlights and shot down by the night fighter crew of Fw. Kalinowski & Uffz. Zwickl of the 6./NJG 1, who had taken off from Wittmund airfield at 23:27 hrs, in Bf 110 D-3 G9+FP.

The crew rests at Becklingen War Cemetery. For their names, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=X9673
Google Maps


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