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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236457
Last updated: 27 May 2020
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Date:14-SEP-1942
Time:03:59 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z8523
C/n / msn: PH-Y
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Barrien, Syke, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 00:25 hrs local time for an operation to Bremen.
The aircraft was coned by searchlights and hit by heavy (schwere) Flak; crashed at Barrien south of Bremen.

All five rest in the Rheinberg War Cemetery in Nordrhein-Westfalen.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z8523
Google Maps


Revision history:

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