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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226639
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:30-JUN-1941
Time:02:45 LT
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N6016
MSN: LS-G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Tangstedt, Schleswig-Holstein -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff for an operation to Hamburg.
Coned by searchlights and hit by night fighter pilot Hauptmann Walter Ehle of the Stab II./NJG 1 (who was flying a Bf 110 from Stade airfield) and by Flak. Five crew members were taken prisoner of war.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=N6016


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Jun-2019 09:14 TigerTimon Added
28-Jun-2019 12:11 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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