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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243064
Last updated: 14 November 2021
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Date:30-SEP-1940
Time:evening
Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:115 Squadron Royal Air Force (115 Sqn RAF)
Registration: T2549
MSN: KO-K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Talge, Bersenbrück, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 19:38 hrs local time for an operation against Osnabrück in Niedersachsen.

The aircraft was coned by searchlights and probably shot down by the night fighter crew of Oberleutnant Werner Streib & Unteroffizier Theo Lingen of the 2./NJG 1, who were flying a Bf 110 from Vechta airfield.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=T2549
Google Maps


Revision history:

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