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Last updated: 20 May 2020
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Date:29-AUG-1942
Time:00:12 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:115 Squadron Royal Air Force (115 Sqn RAF)
Registration: BJ688
C/n / msn: KO-R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eich, Rheinland-Pfalz -   Germany
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 Bayern.
Outward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Ludwig Meister of the 8./NJG 4, who was flying a Bf 110 from Mainz-Finthen airfield.

All five rest in the Durnbach War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=BJ688
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Revision history:

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