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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236217
Last updated: 19 May 2020
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Date:28-AUG-1942
Time:00:42 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IV
Owner/operator:142 Squadron Royal Air Force (142 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z1396
C/n / msn: QT-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Erika, Haren, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:42 hrs local time for an operation to Kassel in Hessen.
The aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Oberleutnant Altendorf (Flugzeugführer), Unteroffizier Rösner (Bordfunker) & Feldwebel Holst (Beobachter) of the 2./NJG 3, who were flying Bf 110 E-2 D5+EK from Vechta airfield.

The crew all rest in the Hannover War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z1396
Google Maps


Revision history:

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