ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236314
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Narrative:Takeoff at 23:46 hrs local time for an operation to Saarbrücken in Germany.
Short Stirling Mk I
|Owner/operator:||218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Royal Air Force (218 (Gold Coast) Sqn RAF)|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 7|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Sterrebeek, Zaventem, Flemish Brabant -
|Departure airport:||RAF Downham Market, Norfolk|
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Hauptmann Ehle & Oberfeldwebel Leidenbach of the Stab II./NJG 1, who were flying Lichtenstein-equipped Bf 110 F-4 G9+BC from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield.
Those who did not survive rest in the Nossegem communal cemetery.
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=N3714
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