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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140869
Last updated: 15 May 2021
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Date:25-JUN-1943
Time:01:54 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:166 Squadron Royal Air Force (166 Sqn RAF)
Registration: HF594
MSN: AS-Q
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dessel, province of Antwerpen -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kirmington (EGNJ)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:14 for an operation to Wuppertal, Germany.
Shot down by night fighter pilot Hauptmann Werner Hoffmann of the 4./NJG 5 (detached to 4./NJG 1), flying a Bf 110 G-4 from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield.

Crew: http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HF594

Sources:

- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft HA100 - HZ999, published 1989

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=HF594


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2011 12:40 Uli Elch Added
22-Dec-2018 15:40 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Dec-2018 09:03 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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