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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236403
Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Date:10-SEP-1942
Time:evening
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IV
Owner/operator:460 Sqn RAAF
Registration: Z1216
C/n / msn: UV-S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hürth (stadium), Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Breighton, East Riding of Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:19 hrs local time for an operation to Düsseldorf in Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was hit by Flak of the 7. Flak-Division and crashed at the stadium.

All five crew members rest in the Rheinberg War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z1216
Google Maps


Revision history:

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