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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236215
Last updated: 19 May 2020
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Date:27-AUG-1942
Time:evening
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:156 Squadron Royal Air Force (156 Sqn RAF)
Registration: DF667
C/n / msn: GT-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Warboys, Huntingdonshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:35 hrs local time for an operation to Kassel in Hessen.
The aircraft has no known crash location. Probably, it was shot down by night fighter pilot Hauptmann Werner Streib of the Stab I./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 F-4 from Venlo airfield in the Netherlands - (claim) 'Wellington' edge Marienbaum: 3.200 metres at 23:57 hrs.

All five crew members rest in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=DF667
Google Maps


Revision history:

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