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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51682
Last updated: 17 March 2021
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Time:01:11 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:466 Sqn RAAF
Registration: HF544
C/n / msn: HD-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:IJsselmeer near Urk island -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Leconfield, East Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 23:49 for an operation to Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
Shot down by night fighter pilot Major Helmut Lent of the Stab IV./NJG 1, flying Bf 110 G-4 G9+AF from Leeuwarden airfield.

Pilot W/O A.B.R. Airy 406634 RAAF Runnymede Memorial 191
Navigator F/O. W.E. Riley 414960 RAAF Amsterdam 69 B 16 Washed up Urk 5 July 43
Bomb aimer Sgt. G.C. Green 1255176 RAF Runnymede Memorial 151
Wireless op Sgt. T.M. Atkinson 1266030 RAF Runnymede Memorial 141
Air gunner Sgt. G.R. Johnson 1435337 RAF Runnymede Memorial 155


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part two
- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft HA100 - HZ999, published 1989

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-Dec-2011 12:22 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jul-2017 16:51 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2018 19:24 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Dec-2018 19:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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