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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203497
Last updated: 25 July 2020
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Date:18-MAY-1942
Time:01:38
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk III
Owner/operator:115 Squadron Royal Air Force (115 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X3644
C/n / msn: KO-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NE of Pellworm Island -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An aircraft was seen going down at at 55N 06E. It looked like it was out of control. The evidence suggests that that it may have been this aircraft. Plt off Fisher's body was recovered at Alte Kirche on the western side of Pellworm Island. Aircraft claimed by Hptm Hans-Georg Schutze 4./NJG2 - Sea NE of Pellworm Island.

Crew
1112329 Sgt Francis Norman Butterworth - Runnymede Memorial Panel 79.
103576 Plt Off John Fisher - Hamburg Cemetery 6A. C. 5.
1256771 Sgt Kenneth Arthur Lloyd - Runnymede Memorial Panel 88.
1309976 Sgt William Richard Wagstaff - Runnymede Memorial Panel 95.
931128 Sgt Arthur Wilton Ragan - Runnymede Memorial Panel 92.

Sources:

CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Dec-2017 16:29 Red Dragon Added
28-Dec-2017 17:20 Red Dragon Updated [Location, Narrative]
28-Oct-2018 16:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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