Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T4498
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
7 Oct 44 Armed Recce -
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Hawker Tempest V EJ655 JJ- 274 Sqdn RAF 1525 Volkel (B.80)
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1610 Probably shot down by Oblt. W. Heilmann of 9./JG 54 Crashed near Zwolle Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. J.M. Mears 141873 RAF POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Shores & Thomas, ‘2nd Tactical Air Force July 1944-January 1945’, page 326; Zwanenburg, 'En nooit was het stil II', page 394

Version June, 2022