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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235788
Last updated: 7 May 2020
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Date:24-JUL-1942
Time:01:46 claim
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:18 Squadron Royal Air Force (18 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z7428
C/n / msn: WV-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Goldenstedt, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:45 hrs for an intruder operation to Germany.
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Hans-Joachim Witzleb of the I./NJG 3, who had taken off from nearby Vechta airfield.
All three crew members rest in Sage War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
Google Maps
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z7428


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