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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52578
Last updated: 14 April 2021
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3794
C/n / msn: AA-X
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 8 km northwest of Callantsoog, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Mildenhall
Destination airport:
Operation - Emden, Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Wolfgang Kuthe of the 5./NJG 2, who attacked at 1500 metres.
Four crew members are still missing in action:

Pilot / F/Sgt. E.R. Hunting 1291752 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 74
Observer / Sgt. E.H. Beyer 657044 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 78
Wireless Operator / Sgt. H.E. Goldie 1187044 RAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 84
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner / F/Sgt. G. McArter R/87459 RCAF / Runnymede Memorial; panel 105
Air Gunner / Sgt. W. Anderson 650736 RAF / Bergen op Zoom war cemetery; grave 34 B 8 / washed up pole 10.6 near Groote Keeten (Callantsoog) 16 September


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-Sep-2017 07:37 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Oct-2018 20:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
16-Jan-2020 07:29 rvargast17 Updated [Narrative]
23-May-2020 16:53 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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