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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236409
Last updated: 11 January 2021
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Date:11-SEP-1942
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BJ828
C/n / msn: AA-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea -
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Düsseldorf, Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft vanished into the North Sea. Possibly, it was damaged by a Ju 88 C-6 night fighter of the III./NJG 2 based at Gilze-Rijen airfield in the Netherlands.

All five crew members are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

Sources:

http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=BJ828
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-May-2020 12:19 TigerTimon Added
26-May-2020 12:20 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
11-Jan-2021 10:47 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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