ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244713
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Narrative:Takeoff at 18:00 hrs for a bombing operation against Fallersleben, Wolfsburg.
|Date:||Thursday 17 December 1942|
Short Stirling Mk I
|Owner/operator:||75 (NZ) Sqn RAF|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Vechta airfield, Niedersachsen -
|Departure airport:||RAF Newmarket, Suffolk|
Outward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Hauptmann Walter Milius, Feldwebel Werner Blasius & Oberfeldwebel Ernst Maass of the 1./NJG 3 based at Vechta airfield, who were flying a Dornier Do 217 J-1.
The crew of seven rests in the Rheinberg War Cemetery.
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=R9247
||Updated [Operator, Operator]|
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