Accident Vickers Wellington Mk X MS494,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51811
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Date:Sunday 30 May 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:466 Sqn RAAF
Registration: MS494
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Reuver, near Beesel, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Leconfield (EGXV)
Destination airport:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Manfred Meurer of the 3./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Venlo airfield.

Target: Barmen-Wuppertal
Call Sign: HD-
Takeoff time: 22:26
Pilot W/O L.O.H. Upjohn 411972 RAAF Survived POW
Navigator W/O J. Paterson 1344018 RAF Survived POW
Bomb aimer Sgt. R.A. Napier 1080105 RAF Survived POW
Wo ag Sgt. W.V. Garfield 1318021 RAF Survived POW
Air gunner F/Sgt. F. Hay DFM 1023216 RAF Jonkerbos 24 B 8 Initially buried Venlo


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part One

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-May-2018 07:08 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Oct-2018 19:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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