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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 242608
Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Date:30-SEP-1940
Time:00:34 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:37 Squadron Royal Air Force (37 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R3150
C/n / msn: LF-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Malgarten, Bramsche, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 21:00 hrs local time for an operation against Bitterfeld in Sachsen-Anhalt.

The aircraft was intercepted by searchlights and shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Heinrich Griese of the 2./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from Vechta airfield.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=R3150
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Sep-2020 17:03 TigerTimon Added
18-Sep-2020 17:04 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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