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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203225
Last updated: 11 May 2020
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Date:07-MAY-1942
Time:01:47
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:115 Squadron Royal Air Force (115 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3466
C/n / msn: KO-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mr Forget's Farm Montigny-le-Franc -   France
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Claimed by Oblt Kurt Fladrich StabIII./NJG4 - 2km NW Montigny SW of Strassbourg at 01:47.
Crew
Pilot:36261 Flt Lt Nathaniel Paterson(New Zealander) - Runnymede Memorial Panel 66.
Observer:403965 Plt Off Patrick Henry Francis Wil Leland RNZAF - Laon (St. Just) Communal Cemetery Grave 15.
Navigator:1184107 Sgt A E Smith PoW Stalag 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 443.
Wireless Operator:1165659 WO B A Ramsbottom PoW Stalag 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 83.
**Air Gunner:1061420 WO Edward Callendar DFM PoW Stalag Luft 6 Heydekrug/Stalag Luft 3 Zagan & Belaria. PoW Number 38./Runnymede Memorial Panel 213.

Sources:

French Crashes 39-45
Bomber command Losses 1942
Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 1.
**https://www.facebook.com/InternationalBomberCommandCentre/posts/1545762308809340:0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Dec-2017 14:11 Red Dragon Added
28-Oct-2018 16:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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