Accident Vickers Wellington Mk X HE924,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52311
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Date:Tuesday 22 June 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:166 Sqn RAF
Registration: HE924
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Neerkant, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Kirmington
Destination airport:
Shot down by night fighter pilot Hauptmann Wilhelm Herget of the Stab I./NJG 4 (detached to 3./NJG 1), flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Venlo airfield.

Takeoff time: 23:41
Pilot F/Sgt. A. Burgess 1382415 RAF Jonkerbos 7 H 7
Nav ba P/O. G.R. Wright 148758 RAF Jonkerbos 3 H 2
Bomb aimer F/Sgt. W.F. Payne 1150780 RAF Runnymede Memorial 138
Wo ag P/O. J.K. Somers 411398 RAAF Jonkerbos 16 C 8
Air gunner Sgt. E. Jeffs 1303397 RAF Jonkerbos 7 H 6


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part one

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

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-Dec-2011 04:40 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Jun-2018 14:40 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Nov-2018 18:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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