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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236612
Last updated: 1 June 2020
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Date:16-SEP-1942
Time:23:22 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:22 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (22 OTU RAF)
Registration: Z1084
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ahaus, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Stradishall, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 19:55 hrs local time for an operation against the Krupp works at Essen in Nordrhein-Westfalen.
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Herbert Lütje of the 8./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.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=Z1084
Google Maps


Revision history:

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