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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51780
Last updated: 8 February 2021
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:429 (Bison) Sqn RCAF
Registration: HE593
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Zijtaart, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF East Moor, UK
Destination airport:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Oberfeldwebel Bruno Eikmeier of the 2./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Gilze-Rijen airfield.

Target: Düsseldorf
Call Sign: AL-
Takeoff time: 23:00
Pilot F/Sgt. R.F. Conroy R/144158 RCAF Survived Evader. Returned to UK 2 Oct 43. KIA 24 Mar 44
Navigator W/O I G.A. Leitch R/63913 RCAF Eindhoven JJB 71-72
Bomb aimer P/O. G.R. Densmore J/17486 RCAF Eindhoven JJB 70
Wo ag W/O G.A. Nelson R/10521 RCAF Eindhoven JJB 71-72
Air gunner W/O J Burns R/144158 RCAF Groesbeek RCAF 16 F 11 from USA


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part One

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

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
29-Dec-2011 15:25 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jun-2018 08:20 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2018 15:54 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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