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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235328
Last updated: 20 April 2020
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Date:31-MAY-1942
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z8376
C/n / msn: PH-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Oberlohberg, Dinslaken, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:40 hrs for participation in the first 1000 bomber raid with target Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was coned by searchlights and hit by heavy (schwere) Flak.

All five rest at the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. For their names, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/waddell-alan-albert.html
Google Maps


Revision history:

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