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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53066
Last updated: 6 December 2020
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9976
C/n / msn: AA-O
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sorremorre (Soarremoarre) hamlet, Nes, Friesland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell
Destination airport:RAF Feltwell
Took off from RAF Feltwell for an operation to Berlin.
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Helmut Lent of the Stab II./NJG 2, who was flying Bf 110 D-3 G9+FM from Leeuwarden airfield.
All are buried in the Canadian War Cemetery at Bergen op Zoom:

Sgt J W Black RNZAF (KIA)
Sgt T H Gray RNZAF (KIA)
Plt Off E Lloyd RNZAF (KIA)
Sgt L C Green (KIA)
Sgt J D Thompson (KIA)
Sgt C T Black (KIA)


Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
Google Maps
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World war 1941 Page 175.

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-May-2016 13:38 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Oct-2018 19:32 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Operator]
11-Apr-2020 19:27 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]

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