Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T0876
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
16/17 Oct 40 Bombing Kiel
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington Ic L7844 KX-T 311 Sqdn RAF 1850 East Wretham
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2130 Shot down by Lt. L. Becker of 4./NJG 1 Crashed near Oosterwolde Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. B. Landa 43 82557 ChAF KIA Oosterwolde 1 2 61
Second Pilot Sgt. E. Novotnýš 35 787250 ChAF POW -
Observer P/O. H.Z. Jarošek 30 82605 ChAF KIA Oosterwolde 2 2 62
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. K. Klimt 28 787547 ChAF KIA Oosterwolde 1 2 59
Front Gunner Sgt. O. Jirsák 33 787141 ChAF KIA Oosterwolde 2 2 60
Rear Gunner Sgt. A. Šesták 22 787153 ChAF POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1939-1940’, page 120; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1939-July 1941’, page 34; Rijnhout, 'The Sky is our Ocean', page 25-26; Jansen, 'Gevleugeld Verleden', page 42-43

Version March, 2022