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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202483
Last updated: 15 January 2021
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Date:13-APR-1942
Time:01:10
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:304 (Ziemia Slaska) Squadron Royal Air Force (304 (Ziemia Slaska) Sqn RAF)
Registration: DV437
C/n / msn: NZ-H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Milton School Farm Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lindholme
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Damaged by Me110 nightfighter over Essen during which the starboard engine failed.They managed to return just using the port engine. Unfortunately the unit overheated beyond its limits. The aircraft crashed landed at Milton School Farm near March Cambridgeshire.

Crew
Pilot: 782216 Sgt Alojzy Łozowicki
Pilot: 793156 Sgt Marian Jan Strączek - Injured
Observer: P-0440 Fg Off Jan Teofil Waciński
Wireless Operator:784777 Sgt Ludwik Gibas - Injured
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 782905 Sgt Czesław (Perry) Piniewski
Air Gunner: 781505 Sgt Wincenty Garbacz

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
304 "Ziemia Slaska" Squadron website
Krzystek's List


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Dec-2017 21:13 Red Dragon Added
18-Oct-2018 17:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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