ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53349
Last updated: 29 April 2017
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Narrative:Mission-Bremen. Took off from RAF East Wretham at 2316 hrs. Allegedly shot down by a night-fighter (Oblt Egmont Prinz zur Lippe Weissenfeld, 4./NJG1) and crashed 0213 hrs in the Kostverloren Polder at Niewe Niedorp (Noord Holland), 14 km NE of Alkmar. Those who died are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
|Type:||Vickers Wellington IC|
|Owner/operator:||311 Squadron Royal Air Force |
|C/n / msn:|| KX-T|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Nieuwe Niedorp -
|Departure airport:||RAF East Wretham|
|Destination airport:||RAF East Wretham|
Flt Sgt B Bufka (POW)
Flt Sgt A Rozum (KIA)
Plt Off V Konstacky (KIA)
Plt Off L Smrcek (KIA)
Sgt J Hejna (KIA)
Flt Sgt Valach (KIA)
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 73.
||Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]|