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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236261
Last updated: 20 May 2020
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Date:29-AUG-1942
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IV
Owner/operator:460 Sqn RAAF
Registration: Z1485
C/n / msn: UV-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea -
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Breighton, East Riding of Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 19:39 hrs local time for an operation to Saarbrücken in Germany.
Presumably, the aircraft was damaged by a Ju 88 C-6 night fighter of the III./NJG 2 based at Gilze-Rijen airfield in the Netherlands.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z1485
Google Maps


Revision history:

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20-May-2020 15:32 TigerTimon Added

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