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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52540
Last updated: 27 July 2020
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:26 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (26 OTU RAF)
Registration: X9786
C/n / msn: -F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:IJsselmeer 2 km west of Elburg, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Wing
Destination airport:
Took off at 23:53 hrs for an operation to Bremen in Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Hauptmann Wilhelm Dormann of the Stab III./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 F-4 from Twente airfield.
Those who did not survive rest at Amsterdam:

Pilot / P/O. R.L. Hage 119024 RAF / grave 85 A 9
Observer / Sgt. K.D. Jones 1128890 RAF / grave 85 C 7
Observer / Sgt. A.K. Smith 656553 RAF / grave 85 B 8
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner / Sgt. D. Fisher 1265865 RAF / grave 85 B 7
Air Gunner / Sgt. J.A. Gartlan R/79372 RCAF / prisoner of war

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-Jun-2009 22:01 BudScotland Updated
05-Nov-2010 06:54 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
13-Sep-2017 06:37 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2020 14:42 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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