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Last updated: 18 May 2020
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Date:25-AUG-1942
Time:00:18 claim
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:101 Squadron Royal Air Force (101 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z1594
C/n / msn: SR-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ougrée, Seraing, province of Liège -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Stradishall, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Outward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Leutnant Hans Autenrieth & Unteroffizier Rudolf Adam of the Stab II./NJG 1, who were flying a Bf 110 F-4 from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield.

Two members of the crew died there : F/Sgt Clarence S. Elkington RCAF (pilot, 24 years old) and Sgt John H. Garland (air gunner, 20 y.). They were buried at Brustem, today they rest at Heverlee. The others were taken prisoner of war (Sgt A. Keir - Sgt L.T. Goat RCAF - Sgt A.E. Young RCAF).

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
https://luchtvaartgeschiedenis.be/content/wellington-bij-ougr%C3%A9e
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z1594
Google Maps


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