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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202358
Last updated: 16 May 2020
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Date:09-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:405 (Vancouver) Sqn RCAF
Registration: Z8358
C/n / msn: LQ-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:the North Sea -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Pocklington
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the North Sea. Sgt Edwards body was discovered near Withernsea. Sgt Leftly RCAF body was discovered on 2 July 1942 on the East Anglia shoreline.
Crew
J/5799 Plt Off Richard Philip Locke RCAF - killed
Pilot: 1180651 Sgt Aubrey Harold Edwards - killed
Observer: R/54052 Flt Sgt Nelson Leftly RCAF - killed
1160749 Sgt John Cecil Dennis - killed
987879 Sgt Dewi Edmund Jones - killed
R/58359 Flt Sgt John Wright Sanderson - killed

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov-2017 17:48 Red Dragon Added
20-Feb-2018 19:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]

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