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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232194
Last updated: 1 April 2020
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Time:23:58 claim
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk III
Owner/operator:460 Squadron Royal Air Force (460 Sqn RAF)
Registration: ND463
C/n / msn: AR-S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Schötmar, Bad Salzuflen, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 18:46 hrs for an operation to Berlin.
The airplane was crippled by Flak over Bielefeld and finished off by night fighter pilot Feldwebel Alfred P. Thiele of the 3./NJG 3, who was flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Vechta airfield in Niedersachsen.
Six crew members died in the crash, one became POW.


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part two
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Revision history:

18-Jan-2020 09:13 gerard57 Added
03-Feb-2020 20:13 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
01-Apr-2020 10:01 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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