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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52951
Last updated: 14 December 2020
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IV
Owner/operator:301 (Ziemi Pomorskiej) Sqn RAF
Registration: R1590
C/n / msn: GR-H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Duin en Kruidberg, Bloemendaal, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Hemswell
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 19:55 hrs local time for a operation to Essen in Germany.
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Egmont Prinz zur Lippe-Weissenfeld of the 5./NJG 2, who had taken off from Bergen airfield.
The tail gunner survived to be taken prisoner of war:

Pilot: P/782940 Sgt Franciszek Stanisław Porada - Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery Plot 85. Row D. Grave 10.
2nd Pilot:783696 Flt Sgt Emil Horbajczu - Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery Plot 85. Row D. Grave 8.
Observer: P-0117 Fg Off Wiktor Jankowiak - Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery Plot 85. Row D. Grave 9.
Wireless Operator: 784068 Sgt Jan Marian Tobola - Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery Plot 85. Row D. Grave 7.
Air Gunner: 784062 Sgt Jerzy Pietrow - Jonkerbos War Cemetery Plot XXIII Row H Grave 4.
Air Gunner: 784687 Sgt Ryszard Pukas - PoW Camp 4B Muhlberg (Elbe). PoW Number 82.


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Mar-2017 09:29 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Nov-2017 17:39 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
18-Oct-2018 17:01 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
15-Apr-2020 18:37 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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