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Last updated: 8 May 2020
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Date:26-JUL-1942
Time:02:14 LT
Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk IV
Owner/operator:114 Squadron Royal Air Force (114 Sqn RAF)
Registration: V5635
C/n / msn: RT-Q
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near the Schönemoorer Dorfstraße road at Ganderkesee, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF West Raynham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:15 hrs for an intruder operation to Germany.
The aircraft was coned by a searchlight and hit by light Flak of the 4./Reserve-Flak-Abteilung 163 and the leichte Flaktrupp 1./Flak-Regiment 42; crashed near Mönchhof-Mitteldorf at Ganderkesee.

The three crew members rest at Becklingen War Cemetery. For their names, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=V5635
https://www.meyersgaz.org/place/10329005


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