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Last updated: 9 January 2022
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Time:03:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic strl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N6015
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wattenmeer 3 km west of Pellworm island, Schleswig-Holstein -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 23:20 hrs for an operation to Hamburg.
Shot down by night fighter pilot Oberfeldwebel Gerhard Herzog of the 3./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from Schleswig airfield.

For the crew, see Aircrew Remembered.


Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one

Revision history:

28-Jun-2019 10:57 TigerTimon Added
28-Jun-2019 12:10 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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