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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203128
Last updated: 21 August 2020
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Date:04-MAY-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:305 (Ziemi Wielkopolskiej) Squadron Royal Air Force (305 (Ziemi Wielkopolskiej) Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5590
C/n / msn: SM-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea approx 146 miles East of Mablethorpe -
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Lindholme
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft was hit by flak over the Elbe estuary. Subsequently ditched in the North Sea approx 146 miles East of Mablethorpe. The crew were rescued by a MTB which reached them at 09:00.

Crew
Pilot:P-0747 Fg Off Franciszek Tadeusz Skarpetowski
Pilot:P-0515 Fg Off Zenon Giedryś
Navigator:P-0935 Fg Off Aleksander Krawcewicz
Wireless Operator:792854 Sgt Mieczysław Pasik
Air Gunner:781742 Sgt Zdzisław Pisarek
Air Gunner:781970 Sgt Józef Janik

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
Krzystek's List


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Dec-2017 18:34 Red Dragon Added
16-Feb-2018 18:41 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Destination airport]

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