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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52618
Last updated: 29 July 2020
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Date:12-AUG-1942
Time:01:33
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BJ767
C/n / msn: AA-V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Raren hamlet, Vaals, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:15 hrs local time for an operation to Mainz in Germany.
Outward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Leutnant Hans Autenrieth & Unteroffizier Rudolf Adam of the Stab II./NJG 1, who were flying Bf 110 F-4 G9+EC from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield in Belgium.
Those who did not survive were initially buried at Venlo. Today, they rest in the Jonkerbos war cemetery in Gelderland.

Pilot / F/Lt. L.St.G. Dobbin 401375 RNzAF / grave 24 F 8
Observer / Sgt. W.E. Braddock 1267404 RAF / prisoner of war
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner / Sgt. J. McQueen 404466 RNzAF / prisoner of war
Air Gunner / Sgt. A. Elson 751538 RAF / prisoner of war
Air Gunner / Sgt. J.L. Jury 411764 RNzAF / grave 24 F 9

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1772&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=BJ767


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
16-Aug-2017 21:28 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Oct-2018 20:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
15-May-2020 17:28 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
15-May-2020 17:28 TigerTimon Updated [Source]
15-May-2020 18:21 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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