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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53258
Last updated: 13 September 2020
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Time:00:34 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:101 Squadron Royal Air Force (101 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R1800
C/n / msn: SR-T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:IJsselmeer lake 2 km northwest of Stavoren, Friesland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Oakington
Destination airport:RAF Oakington
Takeoff at 22:48 hrs for an operation to Hamburg in Germany.
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Feldwebel Siegfried Ney of the 4./NJG 1, who was flying Bf 110 G9+HM from Bergen airfield.

Pilot Sgt. W.R. Davey 1253258 RAF Runnymede Memorial; panel 42
Second Pilot Sgt. W. Watson 1104630 RAF Runnymede Memorial; panel 54
Observer Sgt. L. Hill 979240 RAF Runnymede Memorial; panel 45
Wireless Operator Sgt. G.A. Smith 974757 RAF Runnymede Memorial; panel 52
Air Gunner Sgt. W.H. Walker 982279 RAF Leeuwarden cemetery; grave 1 3
Air Gunner Sgt. T.C. Quinlan 927098 RAF Scharl cemetery; grave 12

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Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
28-Aug-2011 11:36 Simon Ludlow Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
03-May-2016 18:30 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator]
09-Oct-2018 05:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
11-Feb-2020 13:14 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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