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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236367
Last updated: 17 April 2021
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Date:07-SEP-1942
Time:04:41 claim
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: BJ691
C/n / msn: PH-T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea -
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 00:59 hrs local time for an operation to Duisburg in Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was intercepted by night fighter pilot Hauptmann Dr. Horst Patuschka of the 7./NJG 2, who was flying a Ju 88 C-6 from Gilze-Rijen airfield in the Netherlands.

All five are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=BJ691


Revision history:

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25-May-2020 10:29 TigerTimon Added

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