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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203391
Last updated: 24 January 2021
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Date:09-MAY-1942
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk II
Owner/operator:158 Squadron Royal Air Force (158 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W5387
C/n / msn: NP-V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hastorf -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Driffield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed at Hastorf 16km SW of Warnemunde.

Crew
Pilot:1377554 Sgt Eric George Seaward - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 8. B. 11-12.
Observer:1287632 Sgt Kenneth George Armstrong - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 8. B. 13.
R/52692 Flt Sgt A H Hayward PoW Stalag Luft 6 Heydekrug. PoW Number 39671.
Air Gunner:1117198 Sgt Roy Smith - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 8. B. 11-12.
Air Gunner:521347 Sgt Hugh Russell Strain - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 8. B. 10.

Sources:

RAF Prisoners of War
CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Dec-2017 22:24 Red Dragon Added
01-Nov-2018 20:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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