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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203048
Last updated: 15 November 2020
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Date:02-MAY-1942
Time:14:30
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:305 (Ziemi Wielkopolskiej) Squadron Royal Air Force (305 (Ziemi Wielkopolskiej) Sqn RAF)
Registration: Z8645
C/n / msn: SM-Q
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Forest Farm, Walshford North of Wetherby -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Lindholme
Destination airport:Air Test
Narrative:
Force-landed near Forest Farm, Walshford North of Wetherby during a test flight during which port engine developed severe vibration and starboard one caught fire. . On board were also probably 5 ground ground, all safe. Aircraft written off.

Crew
Electrician:782278 Flt Sgt Stanisław Wicherek - Injured
Air Gunner:793097 Sgt Paweł Beeger - Injured
Pilot:P-1208 Fg Off Kazimierz Wacław Konopasek - Injured
Pilot:P-0058 Sqn Ldr Karol Zaucha OK

Sources:

305 "Ziemia Wiekopolska" Squadron
Bomber Command Losses 1942
Krzystek's List


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2017 15:26 Red Dragon Added
16-Feb-2018 18:40 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Destination airport]
10-May-2019 16:36 Anon. Updated [Time, Destination airport, Narrative]

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