Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T2299
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
12/13 May 43 Bombing Duisburg
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington X HE295 BH-P 300 Sqdn RAF 0029 Hemswell
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0202 Shot down by Uffz. G. Kraft of 12./NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer 14 km e Volendam Flevoland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. S. Werner 23 782668 PAF MIA Northolt Memorial
Navigator F/O. R. Tabaczynski 34 P-0368 PAF MIA Northolt Memorial
Bomb Aimer Sgt. H. Szymanowicz 26 794517 PAF MIA Northolt Memorial
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. H.W. Lercel 26 794322 PAF MIA Northolt Memorial
Rear Gunner P/O. M. Galas 23 784413 PAF MIA Northolt Memorial
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 143; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 88

Version March, 2022