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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53065
Last updated: 11 January 2021
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Date:08-NOV-1941
Time:21:36 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9977
C/n / msn: AA-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:IJzevoorde, Doetinchem, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Essen, Germany.
Homeward-bound and over Germany, the aircraft was shot up by Flak. Over the Netherlands, it was shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Werner Rowlin of the 7./NJG 1 based at Fliegerhorst Twente.
The crew all rest in Doetinchem cemetery:

Pilot Sgt. G.S. Nunn 1252728 RAF / grave 1 4 / 20 years old
Second Pilot Sgt. T.Y. Wyllie 404011 RNzAF / grave 1 6 / 25 years old
Observer Sgt. R. Dundas 986084 RAF / grave 1 8 / 23 years old
Wireless Operator F/Sgt. A.H. Harrison 403000 RNzAF / grave 1 7 / 25 years old
Air Gunner F/Sgt. T.E. Elliot R/52050 RCAF / grave 1 5
Air Gunner Sgt. W. Massey 1365268 RAF / grave 1 3 / 33 years old

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1334&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
Commonwealth War Graves Commission


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
26-Feb-2019 19:59 Anon. Updated [Cn, Operator]
28-Apr-2019 10:42 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
13-Apr-2020 05:36 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jan-2021 10:52 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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