Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2262
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
4/5 May 43 Bombing Dortmund
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II JB898 EQ-Q 408 Sqdn RAF 2243 Leeming
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0114 Shot down by Oblt. L. Linke of 12./NJG 1 Crashed Oldeboorn near Akkrum Friesland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. R.O. Blackhall 23 J/17313 RCAF KIA Akkrum K 110
Second Pilot F/O. F.H. Scythes 129339 RAF POW -
Flight Engineer Sgt. K. Emmons 27 R/52795 RCAF KIA Akkrum K 112
Navigator P/O. C.B. Norton R/95595 RCAF POW -
Bomb Aimer P/O. G. Semper 146147 RAF POW -
Wireless Operator Sgt. K.E. Godfrey 1187129 RAF POW -
Mid Upper Gunner P/O. A.J. Sutton 23 J/17692 RCAF KIA Akkrum K 111 Parachute failed
Rear Gunner Sgt. L. Horn R/119868 RCAF POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 137; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 85; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden II', page 161-165

Version March, 2022