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Last updated: 22 November 2021
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Time:00:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:9 Sqn Royal Air Force (9 Sqn RAF)
Registration: T2464
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Plathe, Kalbe, Sachsen-Anhalt -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Honington, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 20:05 hrs local time for an operation against Magdeburg in Sachsen-Anhalt.

The aircraft was coned by a searchlight and shot down by night fighter pilot Oberfeldwebel Gerhard Herzog of the 3./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from Gardelegen airfield.

All six men rest in the Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.


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24-Sep-2020 17:48 TigerTimon Added

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