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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53156
Last updated: 2 September 2020
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9767
C/n / msn: AA-S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Waterhoekdijk - Borculoseweg roads at Haarlo, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell
Destination airport:RAF Feltwell
Target - a chemical factory at Hüls (Krefeld) in Nordrhein-Westfalen

The aircraft was intercepted and shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Helmut Woltersdorf of the 7./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from Twente airfield. All are buried in Borculo General Cemetery:

Plt Off J E Johnson (KIA)
Sgt R S D Johnston (KIA)
Sgt R M Minchin (KIA)
Sgt R Davies (KIA)
Sgt W Bearne (KIA)
Sgt W J Barker (KIA)


Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
Google Maps
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 138.

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
08-May-2016 16:27 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]
24-Mar-2020 15:31 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Mar-2020 15:32 TigerTimon Updated [Source]

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