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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234853
Last updated: 11 January 2021
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Date:15-OCT-1941
Time:21:37 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5663
C/n / msn: AA-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Willich, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Target - Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was coned by searchlights and shot down by the night fighter crew of Oberleutnant Reinhold Knacke & Unteroffizier Kurt Bundrock of the 2./NJG 1, who were flying Bf 110 C-4 W.Nr. 3601 from Venlo airfield in the Netherlands.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W5663
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Apr-2020 18:33 TigerTimon Added
11-Jan-2021 10:51 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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