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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236392
Last updated: 25 May 2020
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Date:09-SEP-1942
Time:03:07 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:150 Squadron Royal Air Force (150 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3745
C/n / msn: JN-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bois du Duc at Sart-Saint-Laurent, Fosses-la-Ville, province of Namur -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Snaith, Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:40 hrs local time for an operation to Frankfurt am Main in Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Unteroffizier Eduard Kleinert of the 5./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield.

All five rest in the Heverlee War Cemetery at Leuven in Vlaams-Brabant.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
https://luchtvaartgeschiedenis.be/content/wellington-bij-sart-st-laurent
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=X3745
Google Maps


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