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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226638
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Time:02:05 LT
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:7 Sqn Royal Air Force (7 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3664
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Zeven, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 23:09 hrs for an operation to Hamburg.
Coned by searchlights and shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Helmut Lent of the 6./NJG 1, who was flying Bf 110 E-2 G9+CP from Stade airfield. The Messerschmitt was hit by return fire and had its port engine knocked out.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.


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28-Jun-2019 09:08 TigerTimon Added
28-Jun-2019 12:10 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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