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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236243
Last updated: 20 May 2020
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Date:28-AUG-1942
Time:23:12 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:115 Squadron Royal Air Force (115 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3675
C/n / msn: KO-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rue du Condroz, Grand-Hallet, Hannuit, province of Liège -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:26 hrs local time for an operation to Nürnberg in Germany.
Outward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Hauptmann Bietmann & Unteroffizier Reinicke of the 5./NJG 1, who were flying a Bf 110 from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield.

The three who did not survive rest in the Heverlee War Cemetery at Leuven in Vlaams-Brabant.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
https://luchtvaartgeschiedenis.be/content/wellington-te-grand-hallet
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=X3675
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