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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202962
Last updated: 30 November 2020
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IV
Owner/operator:300 (Ziemi Mazowieckiej) Squadron Royal Air Force (300 (Ziemi Mazowieckiej) Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z1276
C/n / msn: BH-W
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Givet -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Hemswell, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Outbound - Possible claim by Hptm Herbert Bonsch StabIII./NJG2 at 02:15. Aircraft crashed near Givet (Ardennes)France.
Pilot:P-1719/783398 Plt Off Jan Mieczysław Fusinski - Evaded.
Pilot:P-0840 Plt Off Wacław Piotr Wasik - Evaded.
Observer:P-1448 Fg Off Tadeusz Wawerski - PoW
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:P-2207/793809 Sgt Aleksander Małecki - Evaded.
Air Gunner:783359 Sgt Mieczysław Sierpina PoW. Detained in hospital due to his injuries. No PoW number given. Returned to UK on 6 October 1944 probably due to prisoner exchange.
Air Gunner:782238 Sgt Stefan Miniakowski Evaded.


French Crashes 39-45
Bomber Command Losses 1942
Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 1.

Revision history:

14-Dec-2017 18:43 Red Dragon Added
17-Feb-2018 17:03 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Feb-2020 20:30 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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