Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1123
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
16/17 Jul 41 Bombing Hamburg
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington Ic R1718 KX-N 311 Sqdn RAF 2307 East Wretham
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0040 Damaged over Hamburg; shot down by Ofw R. Schoenert of 4./NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer 5 km w of Lemmer IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. J. Nyc 27 787166 ChAF POW -
Second Pilot Sgt. K. Stastny 22 787170 ChAF POW -
Observer P/O. J. Zafouk 24 85217 ChAF POW -
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner P/O. O. Cerny 21 82590 ChAF POW -
Front Gunner Sgt. F. Knap 29 787396 ChAF POW -
Rear Gunner Sgt. J. Mares 25 787393 ChAF KIA Lemmer C 10 261 Drawned in aircraft
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1941’, page 94; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive July 1941-May 1942’, page 7; Veer van der, 'Luchtoorlog boven zuidwest Friesland', page 62

Version March, 2022