Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T2187

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
9/10 Apr 43-Duisburg
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
AVROLancasterIIIED618SR-X101 SqdnRAF2040Holme on Spalding Moor
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
2245Shot down by NF Lt. O. Köstler of 10./NJG 1Exploded midair; crashed at DoornspijkGelderland
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Chorley W.R. 'Bomber Command Losses 1943'99"Wespennest II" p.116-124 for NF, location, story and pictures; T2187PDF by Dick Breedijk SGLO for T/O t and NF
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
PilotW/O IIJ.D.SteeleR/94702RCAFDoornspijk1
Flight engineerSgt.J.Hence632926RAFDoornspijk2-5
NavigatorF/Sgt.M.J.Bennet957663RAFDoornspijk2-5
Bomb aimerSgt.D.Gould1255195RAFDoornspijk6From New Zealand
Wireless opF/O.N.J.Ritchie412843RAAFDoornspijk2-5
Air gunnerF/Sgt.S.GrundyDFM626664RAFDoornspijk2-5from South Africa
Air gunnerSgt.W.D.G.O'Brien1323095RAFDoornspijk2-5
Data on those who were killed from: www.CWGC.org www.Volksbund.de www.abmc.gov Design SGLO(V.1000104)
© Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945 / Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945 Last update October 2017
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