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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234980
Last updated: 11 April 2020
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Date:08-NOV-1941
Time:00:47 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:149 Squadron Royal Air Force (149 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9878
C/n / msn: OJ-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Isselburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 17:26 hrs local time for an operation to Berlin.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberfeldwebel Wilhelm Engel of the 7./NJG 1 based at Twente airfield in the Netherlands, who was flying a Bf 110.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=X9878
Google Maps


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