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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236401
Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Date:10-SEP-1942
Time:22:55 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:25 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (25 OTU RAF)
Registration: Z1725
C/n / msn: ?-M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ellinghausen, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Finningley, South Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:24 hrs local time for an operation to Düsseldorf in Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was hit by Flak of probably the 3./schwere Flak-Abteilung 524.

The five crew members rest in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z1725
Google Maps


Revision history:

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