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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235410
Last updated: 22 April 2020
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Date:02-JUN-1942
Time:night
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:13 Sqn RAAF
Registration: Z6186
C/n / msn: ?-E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:south of Rheinberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:35 hrs for an intruder operation in support of the second 1000 bomber raid on Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was coned by the 11./III./Flak-Regiment 26 and hit by the 3./Reserve-Flak-Abteilung 646.
The three crew members rest at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. For their names, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z6186
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Apr-2020 19:37 TigerTimon Added
22-Apr-2020 19:38 TigerTimon Updated [Operator]

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