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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196708
Last updated: 2 September 2019
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Date:17-FEB-1941
Time:
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant Mk I
Owner/operator:307 (Lwowskich Puchaczy) Squadron Royal Air Force (307 (Lwowskich Puchaczy) Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3314
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Wrea Green, Lancashire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Squires Gate
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 17 February 1941, 307 (Polish) Sqn RAF reported in its ORB that weather conditions were favourable during the day and flying training continued from RAF Squires Gate, for a total of 13.55 flying hours during the day. Sgt. Kazimierz Bochenski (pilot) and Sgt. Kazimierz Frackiewicz (gunner) were both killed when their Defiant I N3314 crashed near Wrea Green, 20 kms east of Squires Gate, when executing low altitude aerobatics.

Sources:

http://www.polishsquadronsremembered.com/307//307_losses.html
http://www.polishsquadronsremembered.com/307//307airmen.html
http://orb.polishaf.pl/307sqn/1941-8/1941-02-no-307-squadron-f540
https://www.mysliwcy.pl/dead_b.htm
https://forum.valka.cz/topic/view/38150
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?12485-Defiant-N3314-307-Sqn-17-Feruary-1941
http://www.maplandia.com/united-kingdom/england/north-west/lancashire-county/wrea-green/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jul-2017 08:57 Laurent Rizzotti Added
03-Sep-2017 15:53 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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