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Last updated: 25 November 2020
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Date:12-JUN-1943
Time:night
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:432 (Leaside) Sqn RCAF
Registration: HE729
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea or IJsselmeer -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Skipton-on-Swale, UK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by a Luftwaffe Bf 110, there are three possibilities:
- shot down by Unteroffizier Karl-Georg Pfeiffer of the 10./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Bergen or Leeuwarden airfield. Claim location: North Sea 30 km west of IJmuiden, Noord-Holland, with claim time 02:49.
- shot down by Oberleutnant Werner Husemann of the Stab/NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Deelen airfield. Claim location: IJsselmeer west of Kampen, with claim time 02:55.
- shot down by Major Kurt Holler of the Stab III./NJG 4 (detached to 1./NJG 1), flying a Bf 110 from Gilze-Rijen airfield. Claim location: IJsselmeer west of Urk, with claim time 02:55.

Target: Düsseldorf
Call Sign: QO-U
Takeoff time: 23:19
Crew: http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HE729

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part One
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HE729
- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft HA100 - HZ999, published 1989


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2011 10:45 Uli Elch Added
08-Jan-2012 09:03 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Departure airport]
11-Jun-2018 18:59 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
11-Oct-2018 19:26 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
12-Jan-2019 10:47 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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