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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202527
Last updated: 19 November 2020
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Time:03:30 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IV
Owner/operator:301 (Ziemi Pomorskiej) Sqn RAF
Registration: Z1379
C/n / msn: GR-J
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off the Belgian coast -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Hemswell
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 21:43 hrs for an operation to Dortmund in Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Alois Lechner of the Ergänzungsstaffel/NJG 2, who was flying a Ju 88C from Gilze-Rijen airfield in the Netherlands.

Pilot: P-1575/783495 Plt Off Mieczysław Rzemyk (American) - Middelkerke Communal Cemetery : Service Plot Row B Grave 24. Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt Panel 61.
Pilot: P-0535 Flt Lt Stanisław Antoni Reyman - Injured. He was hospitalised. Repatriated on the Letitia on 2 February 1945.
Observer: 76830 Fg Off Zdzisław Franciszek Zamoyski - Ostende New Communal Cemetery Plot IX Row 4 Grave 25. Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt Panel 80.
Wireless Operator: 781549 Sgt Janusz Piotr Truszkowski - Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt Panel 73.
Air Gunner: 781661 Sgt Stanisław Niewiadomski - Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt Panel 48.
Air Gunner: 793865 Sgt Edward Wojan PoW Stalag 4B Muhlberg (Elbe). PoW Number 188.


Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
301 "Ziemia Pomorska" Squadron Losses
Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt
Bomber Command Losses 1942

Revision history:

04-Dec-2017 22:38 Red Dragon Added
31-Jan-2018 01:22 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
18-Oct-2018 17:03 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
18-Apr-2020 09:15 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2020 09:15 TigerTimon Updated [Time]

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