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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224951
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:11-MAY-1941
Time:00:36 LT
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:7 Sqn Royal Air Force (7 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N6010
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Beverbruch, Garrel, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:11 LT for an operation to Berlin.
Near Cloppenburg, the aircraft collided with a Messerschmitt Bf 110 C-4 flown by night fighter pilot Feldwebel Heinrich Säwert of the 3./NJG 3 (based at Vechta airfield). Both aircraft crashed, the Luftwaffe pilot was the only one who survived. He bailed out with minor injuries.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one
Aircrew Remembered - http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=N6010
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-May-2019 20:50 TigerTimon Added
12-May-2019 12:17 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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