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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236312
Last updated: 22 May 2020
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Date:02-SEP-1942
Time:02:58 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:115 Squadron Royal Air Force (115 Sqn RAF)
Registration: BJ893
C/n / msn: KO-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Flize, Ardennes département -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:29 hrs local time for an operation to Saarbrücken in Germany.
Outward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberfeldwebel Alfred Rahner of the 9./NJG 4, who attacked at 3500 metres while patrolling in GCI-box 7C.

The six crew members rest in the Choloy war cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://francecrashes39-45.net/page_fiche_av.php?id=4416
Google Maps


Revision history:

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