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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236386
Last updated: 25 May 2020
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Date:09-SEP-1942
Time:00:34 claim
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z8644
C/n / msn: PH-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nackenheim, Rheinland-Pfalz -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:31 hrs local time for an operation to Frankfurt am Main in Hessen.

The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Leopold Fellerer of the 5./NJG 2, who was flying a Bf 110 from Mainz-Finthen airfield.

All five rest in the Rheinberg War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z8644
Google Maps


Revision history:

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