ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202455
Last updated: 20 January 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:13-APR-1942
Time:01:02
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:158 Squadron Royal Air Force (158 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5358
C/n / msn: NP-T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Griesbergstraße number 2 at Köln-Niehl, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Driffield
Destination airport:Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Narrative:
Coned by 3/Res Flakscheinw Abt 159. Hit by 1-3/Res Flak Abt 351 and 2/Res Flak Abt 514. Crashed into the Griesbergstrabe number 2 at Koln-Niehl at 01:02. All the crew were made PoW's.

Crew
404911 Plt Off P D McMillan RNZAF PoW Stalag Luft 3 Sagan & Belaria. PoW Number 123.
NZ/401760 Plt Off W H J Griffiths RNZAF PoW Stalag Luft 3 Sagan & Belaria. PoW Number 627.
1252150 Sgt M F Mulvey PoW Luft 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 174.
1375642 Sgt S F G Clayton PoW Luft 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 145.
997181 Sgt V D McKernan PoW Luft 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 170.


Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
Google Maps
RAF Prisoners of War
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Dec-2017 19:24 Red Dragon Added
01-Nov-2018 20:03 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
01-May-2019 07:56 Anon. Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
17-Apr-2020 19:43 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description