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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236407
Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Time:00:05 approx
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:11 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (11 OTU RAF)
Registration: DV890
C/n / msn: OP-G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Bienen, Rees, Nordrhein-Westfalen (claim location) -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 20:36 hrs local time for an operation to Düsseldorf in Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Manfred Meurer of the Stab III./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 F-4 from Twente airfield in the Netherlands.

All five rest in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.


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26-May-2020 11:46 TigerTimon Added

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