Accident Vickers Wellington Mk III X3456,
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Date:Wednesday 29 July 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:9 Sqn RAF
Registration: X3456
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:off the Frisian islands -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Honington, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 23:00 hrs for an operation to Hamburg in Germany.
Probably, the aircraft was hit by Flak of the 3. Flak-Division and crashed.
Four of the five crew members are missing in action.


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