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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202827
Last updated: 20 March 2021
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Date:24-APR-1942
Time:03:37
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:304 (Ziemia Slaska) Squadron Royal Air Force (304 (Ziemia Slaska) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X9829
C/n / msn: NZ-O
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:River Ems near Pilsum -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lindholme
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Claimed by Hptm Hans-Georg Schutze 4./NJG2 - River Ems near Pilsum 15km NW Emden at 03:37. Aircraft crashed at the mouth of the River Ems.

Crew
Pilot: P-0608 Fg Off Jan Tadeusz Kwak - Sage War Cemetery Plot III, Row B, Grave 5. Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt Panel 37.
Pilot: P-1717 Plt Off Lech Stanisław Dzierzbicki - Sage War Cemetery Plot III, Row B, Grave 9. Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt Panel 14.
Observer:P-0043 Flt Lt Stanisław Marian Wojcik DFC - Sage War Cemetery Plot III, Row B, Grave 8. Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt Panel 79.
Bomb Aimer:782335 Sgt Władysław Jankowski - Sage War Cemetery Plot III, Row B, Grave 7. Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt Panel 25.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:780835 Sgt Lucjan Jan Stanisław Wozniak - Sage War Cemetery Plot III, Row B, Grave 6. Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt Panel 78.
Air Gunner:P-0831 Fg Off Stanisław Zieleniewski - Sage War Cemetery Plot X, Row D, Grave 13. Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt Panel 81.

Sources:

Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 1
Krzystek's List
www.polishwargraves.nl
Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Dec-2017 15:54 Red Dragon Added
18-Oct-2018 17:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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