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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236064
Last updated: 11 January 2021
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Date:12-AUG-1942
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BJ625
C/n / msn: AA-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:hillside at Neuss, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz.
The aircraft was hit by Flak and crashed into a hillside above Neuss in the 'Ruhrgebiet'.

Those who did not survive rest in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=BJ625
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-May-2020 19:32 TigerTimon Added
11-Jan-2021 10:55 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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