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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53288
Last updated: 7 July 2020
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Date:17-JUL-1941
Time:00:40 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:311 Squadron Royal Air Force (311 Sqn RAF)
Registration: R1718
C/n / msn: KX-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:IJsselmeer 5 km west of Lemmer, Friesland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF East Wretham
Destination airport:RAF East Wretham
Narrative:
Mission-Hamburg. Took off from RAF East Wretham at 23:07 hrs. Shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Rudolf Schoenert of the 4./NJG 1, who was flying Bf 110 C-7 G9+JM from Bergen airfield; crashed 0327 hrs into the IJsselmeer off Tacozijl. Sgt Mares is buried in Lemmer General Cemetery.
Crew
Sgt G Nyc (POW)
Sgt K Stastny (POW)
Fg Off J Zafouk (POW)
Plt Off O Cerny (POW)
Sgt F Knap (POW)
Sgt J Mares (KIA)

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World war 1941 Page 95.
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1123&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-May-2016 17:58 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Oct-2017 08:17 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Narrative]
25-Jul-2019 10:13 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
25-Jul-2019 10:16 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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