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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202684
Last updated: 5 April 2021
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Date:18-APR-1942
Time:02:55
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:12 Squadron Royal Air Force (12 Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z8398
C/n / msn: PH-V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Neuenkirchen 4km NE of Wesselburen -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Binbrook
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft crashed at Neuenkirchen 4km NE of Wesselburen where the crew were buried. They were later re-interred at Kiel Way Cemetery.

Crew
Pilot: 84005 Flt Lt William Deryk Castello DFC - Kiel War Cemetery 2. F. 2.
Pilot: 933227 Sgt Maurice Deighton - Kiel War Cemetery 2. F. 3.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 798557 Sgt Alfred James Currie - Kiel War Cemetery 2. F. 5.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 1166141 Sgt Harry Raymond Jones -Kiel War Cemetery 2. F. 4.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 100065 Fg Off Adrian Russel Heaton - Kiel War Cemetery 2. F. 1.

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Dec-2017 16:19 Red Dragon Added
19-Oct-2018 14:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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