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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236411
Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Date:11-SEP-1942
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:16 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (16 OTU RAF)
Registration: HX365
C/n / msn: XG-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea -
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 20:51 hrs local time for an operation to 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=HX365
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three


Revision history:

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