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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236365
Last updated: 25 May 2020
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Date:07-SEP-1942
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:101 Squadron Royal Air Force (101 Sqn RAF)
Registration: BJ769
C/n / msn: SR-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Stradishall, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Duisburg, Germany.
Outward-bound, the aircraft was hit by the 5./Marine-Flak-Abteilung 246 battery Terschelling-West, seen to break into two and crashed in the sea near Terschelling at 00:04 hrs.

All five crew members are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=BJ769


Revision history:

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25-May-2020 10:21 TigerTimon Added

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