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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53209
Last updated: 1 December 2020
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Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Royal Air Force (218 (Gold Coast) Sqn RAF)
Registration: N2844
C/n / msn: HA-M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:IJsselmeer lake 15 km north of Medemblik, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Marham
Destination airport:RAF Marham
Mission : Duisburg. Took off from RAF Marham at 2348 hrs. Shot down by a night-fighter (Fw Siegfried Ney 4./NJG1) and crashed 0206 hrs in the IJaselmeer. Three bodies, those of Sgt Wilson RAAF, Sgt Boswell and Plt Off Pockney, were found and taken for burial in various Dutch Cemeteries. The rest have no known grave.
Sgt K C Shearing (KIA)
Sgt R G Boswell (KIA)
Sgt L J George RCAF (KIA)
Sgt A MacG Wilson RAAF (KIA)
Plt Off E D Pockney (KIA)

Google Maps
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 123.

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
06-May-2016 15:51 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2018 19:16 XindelX Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator]
18-Mar-2020 14:17 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Phase, Source]

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