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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236259
Last updated: 20 May 2020
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Date:29-AUG-1942
Time:03:00 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:115 Squadron Royal Air Force (115 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3647
C/n / msn: KO-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Saint-Lambert-et-Mont-de-Jeux - Attigny; Ardennes département -   France
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.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Major Kurt Holler of the Stab III./NJG 4, who was flying a Bf 110 from Laon-Athies airfield.

Those who did not survive rest in Attigny cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://francecrashes39-45.net/page_fiche_av.php?id=816
Google Maps


Revision history:

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