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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235458
Last updated: 24 April 2020
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Date:02-JUN-1942
Time:02:34 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:16 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (16 OTU RAF)
Registration: DV763
C/n / msn: XG-H2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Perk, Steenokkerzeel, Vlaams-Brabant (claim location) -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:12 hrs for participation in the second 1000 bomber raid; this time the target being Essen, Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Hauptmann Walter Ehle & Oberfeldwebel Hans Weng of the Stab II./NJG 1, who were flying Bf 110 G9+CC from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield.
Those who did not survive rest at Adegem Canadian War Cemetery. For the names of the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=DV763
Google Maps


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