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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235009
Last updated: 11 January 2021
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Date:08-NOV-1941
Time:21:30 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9628
C/n / msn: AA-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Schaephuysen (Rheurdt) - Tönisberg (Kempen); Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was coned by searchlights and shot down by the night fighter crew of Oberleutnant Dimter & Gefreiter Hübner of the Stab I./NJG 1, who had taken off from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield in Belgium.

Sergeant R.J. Rugg succumbed to his injuries on the 15th of November.
For the rest of the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=X9628
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Apr-2020 05:24 TigerTimon Added
11-Jan-2021 10:52 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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