Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1487
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
19/20 Apr 42 Gardening Terschelling area
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Hampden I AT217 EA-S 49 Sqdn RAF 2043 Scampton
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
Crashed into North Sea near Terschelling North Sea
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. F.W. Slingo 1311806 RAF KIA Sage War Cem 7 A 2
Observer Sgt. I. McLaran 26 1001945 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 89
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. R.J. Webley 22 1254246 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 96
Air Gunner F/Sgt. E.W. Jackson 21 618552 RAF KIA Oldebroek 39 Initially buried Rottumeroog 13 Jul 42
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 74; Zwanenburg, 'En nooit was het stil I', page 347

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