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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236408
Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Date:11-SEP-1942
Time:00:15 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:26 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (26 OTU RAF)
Registration: DV703
C/n / msn: -C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Overhetfeld, Niederkrüchten, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wing, Buckinghamshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:56 hrs local time for an operation to Düsseldorf in Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Oberfeldwebel Wieland & Unteroffizier Adams of the 1./NJG 1, who were flying a Bf 110 F-4 from Venlo airfield in the Netherlands.

Those who did not survive rest in the Rheinberg War Cemetery.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=DV703
Google Maps


Revision history:

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