ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203226
Last updated: 6 May 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:07-MAY-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:115 Squadron Royal Air Force (115 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3591
C/n / msn: KO-K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing -
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Cause and location unknown. Flt Lt Sword and Sgt Batty may have died due to loose parachute harness.

Crew
Pilot: 84698 Flt Lt John Arthur Sword - Rheinberg War Cemetery 9. L. 1.
Pilot:79545 Fg Off B H J Watson PoW Stalag Luft 3 Zagan & Belaria. PoW Number 784.
Observer:986627 Flt Sgt Harry Willan Batty - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery 22. B. 13.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 1307663 Sgt G S Brown PoW Luft 1 Barth Vogelsang. PoW Number 800.
Air Gunner: 529230 Flt Sgt T L C Nickson PoW Stalag 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 79.
Air Gunner:1186873 Flt Sgt C J Haynes PoW Stalag 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 58.

Sources:

115 Sqn Association
RAF Prisoners of war
Bomber Command Losses 1942
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Dec-2017 14:32 Red Dragon Added
28-Oct-2018 16:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description