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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202968
Last updated: 1 March 2021
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Date:28-APR-1942
Time:01:10
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:304 (Ziemia Slaska) Squadron Royal Air Force (304 (Ziemia Slaska) Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z1088
C/n / msn: NZ-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Villers-la-Ville (Brabant) -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lindholme
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Possible claim by Oblt Reinhold Eckardt 7./NJG3 at 01:10. Aircraft crashed at Villers-la-Ville (Brabant) 14km ESE of Nivelles Belgium.

Crew
Pilot:76788 Fg Off Ryszard Zygmunt Szczurowski - Charleroi Communal Cemetery Row V. Grave 2.
Observer:P-0131 Fg Off Edward Kowalski - Charleroi Communal Cemetery Row V. Grave 3-5 (Coll.)
Wireless Operator:780342 Flt Sgt Zdzisław Stanisław Pieczyński - Charleroi Communal Cemetery Row V. Grave 1.
Air Gunner:792687 Sgt Stefan Ferenc - Charleroi Communal Cemetery Row V. Grave 3-5 (Coll.)
Air Gunner:781505 Sgt Wincenty Garbacz - Charleroi Communal Cemetery Row V. Grave 3-5 (Coll.)

Sources:

Krzystek's List
CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Dec-2017 20:10 Red Dragon Added
18-Oct-2018 17:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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