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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52549
Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Date:11-SEP-1942
Time:00:35
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:20 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (20 OTU RAF)
Registration: T2561
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Elsendorp, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Advanced Base
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Düsseldorf, Germany.
The aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Hauptmann Werner Streib & Oberfeldwebel Walter Ruscher of the Stab I./NJG 1, who were flying a Bf 110 F-4 from Venlo airfield.

Pilot / Sgt. C.A. Sherman R/105877 RCAF / Groesbeek RCAF cemetery in Gelderland; grave 16 D 5 / initially buried at Eindhoven (Woensel) cemetery
Navigator / Sgt. E. Hilton 986343 RAF / Eindhoven (Woensel) cemetery; grave JJ 123
Bomb Aimer / Sgt. A. Nicholas 1334237 RAF / Eindhoven (Woensel) cemetery; grave JJ 124
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner / Sgt. E.T. Briggs 10057448 RAF / Eindhoven (Woensel) cemetery; grave JJ 122
Air Gunner / F/Sgt. F.W. Gennett 98366 RCAF / Groesbeek RCAF cemetery in Gelderland; grave 16 F 2 / initially buried at Eindhoven (Woensel) cemetery

R.I.P.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1825&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.heerlijckvrij.nl/heerlijckhistorisch/neergestorte-vliegtuigen-in-elsendorp-1940-1945/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
04-Dec-2016 14:14 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2017 19:39 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-May-2020 12:12 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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