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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236213
Last updated: 19 May 2020
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Date:27-AUG-1942
Time:23:25 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:156 Squadron Royal Air Force (156 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3367
C/n / msn: GT-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Epe, Gronau, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Warboys, Huntingdonshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:26 hrs local time for an operation to Kassel in Hessen.
Outward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Hauptmann Wolfgang Thimmig & Oberfeldwebel Hans Steckemetz of the Stab III./NJG 1, who were flying a Bf 110 F-4 from Twente airfield in the Netherlands.

All six rest in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=X3367
Google Maps


Revision history:

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