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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186516
Last updated: 19 August 2020
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Date:06-APR-1942
Time:13:12
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:1429 Flt Royal Air Force (1429 Flt RAF)
Registration: P9299
C/n / msn: KX-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pystell Gwyn Llanymawddwy Gwynedd -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF East Wretham
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Cross country flight from RAF East Wretham. The aircraft descended through cloud and crashed into the hillside at 13:12. The crew were all RAFVR from Czechoslovakia.
Crew
Sgt (788087) Aldis Keda RAFVR - killed
P/O (10023) Jan Stefek - RAFVR - killed
Sgt (787831) Rudolf Grimm - RAFVR - killed
Sgt (787929) Jindrich Horinek - RAFVR . killed
F/Sgt (787880) Jan Stanovsky - RAFVR - killed
Sgt (787584) Rudolf Vokurka - RAFVR - killed

Sources:

Down in Wales - Terrence Hill
Aircraft Wrecks: The Walker's Guide: Historic Crash Sites on the Moors and Mountains of the British Isles - Nick Wotherspoon,‎ Alan Clark and Mark Sheldon - ISBN-13: 978-1844159109.
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Apr-2016 19:42 ORD Added
28-Nov-2017 17:47 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
26-Dec-2017 06:48 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]

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