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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52911
Last updated: 17 February 2021
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Date:15-APR-1942
Time:04:10
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:311 Squadron Royal Air Force (311 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z1098
C/n / msn: KX-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Boshoven, Weert, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF East Wretham
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Took off at 22:25 hrs for Dortmund in Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Unteroffizier Walter Schienbein of the 2./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from Venlo airfield.
Those who did not survive rest at Eindhoven in Noord-Brabant:

Pilot: 787616 Sgt Vladimír Para PoW Stalag 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 6446.
Pilot: Sgt Oldřich Havlik - Eindhoven(Woensel)General Cemetery Plot JJ. Grave 48.
Navigator: 82535 Fg Off Milan František Zapletal PoW Stalag Luft 3 Sagan & Belaria. PoW Number 6445
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: Sgt Josef Talab - Eindhoven(Woensel)General Cemetery Plot JJ. Grave 49.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: Sgt Pavel Varjan - Eindhoven(Woensel)General Cemetery Plot JJ. Grave 50.
Air Gunner: 787271 Sgt Jaroslav Klvaňa PoW Stalag 4B Muhlberg (Elbe). PoW Number 244.


Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1480&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
ORB 311 Sqn RAF
CWGC
RAF Prisoners of War


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
12-Apr-2017 22:45 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Oct-2017 08:29 Nepa Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Dec-2017 16:40 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2017 17:51 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2020 08:35 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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