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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235621
Last updated: 6 May 2021
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Date:17-JUN-1942
Time:02:40 LT
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:10 Squadron Royal Air Force (10 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W1155
MSN: ZA-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:over the North Sea west of Walcheren island, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Essen, Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot up by night fighter pilot Hauptmann Herbert Bönsch of the Stab III./NJG 2, who was flying a Ju 88 C-6 from Gilze-Rijen airfield.
Critical damage was prevented by diving into cloud and at 04:25 hrs, the aircraft landed. Damaged were rear gun turret, tail plane and fuselage.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three

http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W1155


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Apr-2020 18:12 TigerTimon Added
30-Apr-2020 18:12 TigerTimon Updated [Location]

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