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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53299
Last updated: 25 April 2018
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:214 Squadron Royal Air Force
Registration: R1614
C/n / msn: BU-H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Noordzee -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:RAF Stradishall
Destination airport:RAF Stradishall
Took off from RAF Stradishall at 2315 hrs. Presumed lost over the North Sea. Plt Off Brown is buried in Holland at Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery, but the bodies of Flt Sgt Lewis and Sgt Hull were washed onto English beaches. The rest are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
Plt Off V K Brown (KIA)
Sgt M R Collins RCAF (KIA)
Sgt J Taylor (KIA)
Sgt J S Else (KIA)
Sgt RD Hull (KIA)
Flt Sgt W G Lewis (KIA)

Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 92.

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-May-2016 12:37 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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