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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203443
Last updated: 6 October 2020
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Date:09-MAY-1942
Time:01:53
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:419 (Moose) Sqn RCAF
Registration: X3703
C/n / msn: VR-Q
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dummerstorf -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Mildenhall
Destination airport:Warnemunde
Narrative:
Hit by Flak Brigade Kuste. Crashed at Dummerstorf at 01:53.The crew were originally buried at Neuer Friedhuf in Rostock and later in the Berlin War Cemetery.

Crew
Pilot:R/80520 Flt Sgt Charles Melville Shannon RCAF - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Coll. grave 8. B. 2-7.
2nd Pilot:R/83545 Flt Sgt John Clifton King RCAF - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Coll. grave 8. B. 2-7.
Navigator: R/62439 Sgt Alfred Ernest McCoy RCAF - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Coll. grave 8. B. 2-7.
Wireless Operator:R/56250 Flt Sgt Howard Robert Hibbard RCAF -Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Coll. grave 8. B. 2-7.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:R/66054 Flt Sgt Michael McAroy RCAF - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Coll. grave 8. B. 2-7.
Air Gunner: R/72357 Flt Sgt Henry Edward Went RCAF - Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Coll. grave 8. B. 2-7.

Sources:

419 Squadron Association
CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Dec-2017 14:13 Red Dragon Added
10-Oct-2018 12:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
14-May-2019 14:13 Anon. Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Narrative]

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