Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1609
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
19/20 Jun 42 Bombing Emden
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington III Z1611 DX-R 57 Sqdn RAF 2345 Feltwell
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0248 Shot down by Oblt W. Bauer of 7./NJG 1 Crashed Mekkelinkweg at Rhaan near Hellendoorn Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. D.W. Ashworth 19 1381000 RAF KIA Hellendoorn 4
Observer Sgt. W.E. Collis 24 930440 RAF KIA Hellendoorn 2
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. H.A. Payne 20 1375600 RAF KIA Hellendoorn 1
Front Gunner Sgt. B. Chadwick 22 1185878 RAF KIA Hellendoorn 3
Rear Gunner Sgt. C.J. Morgan 22 645324 RAF KIA Hellendoorn 4
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 127; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 28; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 283 and 402; Cornelissen, 'Huzaren van de Nacht I', page 234

Version March, 2022