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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236236
Last updated: 20 May 2020
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Date:28-AUG-1942
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:101 Squadron Royal Air Force (101 Sqn RAF)
Registration: BJ698
C/n / msn: SR-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea -
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Stradishall, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Kassel, Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft crashed / ditched into the sea. Possibly, it was attacked by a night fighter of Nachtjagdgeschwader 2.
All six crew are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=BJ698
Google Maps


Revision history:

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20-May-2020 07:52 TigerTimon Added

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