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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201862
Last updated: 2 December 2020
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Date:29-MAR-1942
Time:01:37 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:305 (Ziemi Wielkopolskiej) Squadron Royal Air Force (305 (Ziemi Wielkopolskiej) Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5567
C/n / msn: SM-M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Benz, Malente, Schleswig-Holstein -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lindholme
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by flak whilst flying at 4,000ft over the target. All the crew were made PoW's after baling out.
Crew
Pilot: 782928 Sgt Franciszek Wasinski PoW
Pilot: P-0208 Fg Off Jerzy Leon Antoni Jungowski PoW
Observer: P-0740 Fg Off Kazimierz Pawluk PoW
Air Gunner: 780692 Sgt Czesław Jan Krupa PoW
Wireless Operator: 792265 Sgt Marian Jan (Duncan-Shorrock) Skubiszewski PoW
Air Gunner: 784440 Sgt Józef Michał Krawiecki - POW

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
Krzystek's List
RAF Prisoners of War
Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Nov-2017 22:36 Red Dragon Added
16-Feb-2018 18:36 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Apr-2020 13:31 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source]

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