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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235035
Last updated: 13 April 2020
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Date:27-DEC-1941
Time:20:15 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:101 Squadron Royal Air Force (101 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z1115
C/n / msn: SR-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Wegberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 17:00 hrs for an operation to Düsseldorf in Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was coned by searchlights and shot down by the night fighter crew of Hauptmann Streib & Feldwebel Ruscher of the Stab I./NJG 1, who were flying a Bf 110 from Venlo airfield in the Netherlands.

All six crew members rest in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z1115
Google Maps


Revision history:

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