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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52863
Last updated: 4 November 2020
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ia
Owner/operator:CGS Royal Air Force (CGS RAF)
Registration: N2894
C/n / msn: 7 (call sign)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hessen Allee, Klarenbeek, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 23:06 hrs for participation in the first 1000 bomber raid with target Köln, Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Helmut Woltersdorf of the 7./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from Twente airfield.
Those who did not survive rest at Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) cemetery:

Pilot / P/O. D.M. Johnson 103511 RAF / grave 4 137 / 21 years old
Second Pilot / W/O. O. Jambor 787441 RAF / grave 4 141 / Czech; acted as 2nd Pilot / 29 years old
Observer / F/Lt. H.A.C. Batten 61948 RAF / grave 4 138
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner / F/Sgt. J.Mc K. McLean 968453 RAF / grave 4 139 / 22 years old
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner / F/Sgt. J.R. Connor 621339 RAF / grave 4 140 / 22 years old
Air Gunner / Sgt. G.J. Waddington Alright 751360 RAF / prisoner of war


Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
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2020 Commonwealth War Graves Commission / for ages

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
02-Jan-2012 11:43 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2017 08:15 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Nov-2018 09:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
21-Apr-2020 11:47 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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