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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236238
Last updated: 20 May 2020
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Date:28-AUG-1942
Time:02:32 claim
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z8403
C/n / msn: PH-Z
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 45 km northwest of Den Haag (Zuid-Holland) -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Kassel, Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Unteroffizier Heinz Vinke of the 5./NJG 2, who was flying a Bf 110 from Bergen airfield.

The five crew members are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z8403
Google Maps


Revision history:

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