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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236237
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Time:02:05 CET
Type:Silhouette image of generic LANC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Lancaster Mk I
Owner/operator:106 Squadron Royal Air Force (106 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W4156
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:North Sea 50 miles off Dutch coast -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Operation - Kassel, Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was attacked some 50 miles off the Dutch coast at 02:05 hrs CET by a 'Ju 88': holed in tanks, starboard engine and fuselage, attacking Ju 88 claimed as probably destroyed by RG and MUG.

Probably, the attacker was the night fighter crew of Leutnant Müller, Unteroffizier Witt & Unteroffizier Kostädt of the Stab III./NJG 2, who were flying Ju 88 C-6 R4+BD from Gilze-Rijen airfield.


Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three

Revision history:

20-May-2020 08:09 TigerTimon Added
20-May-2020 08:11 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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