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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53092
Last updated: 23 November 2020
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Time:23:45 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:311 Squadron Royal Air Force (311 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R1046
C/n / msn: KX-E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:sandbank 7 km south of Schiermonnikoog island -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF East Wretham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 18:55 hrs for an operation to Bremen in Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was hit by Luftwaffe & Marine Flak and crash-landed on a sandbank in the Waddenzee (Wadden Sea). The six Czech crew members were all taken prisoner of war.


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
10-Apr-2020 12:29 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Nov-2020 18:07 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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