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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202482
Last updated: 7 April 2021
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Date:13-APR-1942
Time:02:08 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:304 (Ziemia Slaska) Squadron Royal Air Force (304 (Ziemia Slaska) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9687
C/n / msn: NZ-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gleuel, Hürth, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lindholme
Destination airport:Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Narrative:
The aircraft was hit by heavy Flak and crashed.

Pilot:P-0641 Plt Off Walery Misiakiewicz PoW Stalag Luft 3 Sagan & Belaria. PoW Number 779
Pilot:782686 Sgt Marian Jan Bratkowski PoW Stalag 4B Muhlberg (Elbe) PoW Number 140.
Observer: P-0999 Flt Lt Edward Jerzy Młynarski - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 27. G. 10.
Wireless Operator: 780233 Flt Sgt Władysław Stanisław Graczyk PoW Stalag Luft 1 Barth Vogelsang. PoW Number 158.
Air Gunner: 780059 Sgt Marian Ludwik Niewolski PoW Stalag 4B Muhlberg (Elbe) PoW Number 260
Air Gunner: 781760 Sgt Jan Ludwik Broda PoW Stalag Luft 1 Barth Vogelsang. PoW Number 141.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Dec-2017 20:37 Red Dragon Added
18-Oct-2018 17:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
17-Apr-2020 19:49 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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