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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202786
Last updated: 23 December 2020
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Date:23-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:75 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (75 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3667
C/n / msn: AA-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing -
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Feltwell
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Little is known of the circumstances leading to its disappearance, except that it was brought down in the sea near Le Havre. Only the body of the RAF rear gunner was later washed ashore, the remainder of the crew (all RNZAF) being lost without trace.

Crew
Pilot: NZ404916 Flt Sgt Thomas Stanley Mahood, RNZAF Runnymede Memorial Panel 117.
Pilot: NZ411998 Sgt Cyril Charles Wrightson RNZAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 118.
Observer: NZ402172 Flt Sgt Sydney Houston Dromgoole RNZAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 117.
Wireless Operator: NZ403580 Sgt Reginald Joseph Stephen Kelly, RNZAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 117.
Air Gunner: NZ403019 Sgt Henry Thomas Owen McMahon RNZAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 117
Air Gunner:611555 Sgt John Frederick McLinden - St Marie Cemetery le Harve Divn. 67. Row E. Grave 8.



Sources:

75 Squadron Association
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Dec-2017 21:44 Red Dragon Added
27-Oct-2018 19:50 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Operator]

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