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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226639
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Time:02:45 LT
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N6016
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Tangstedt, Schleswig-Holstein -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
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.


Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one

Revision history:

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

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