Charles Black                                  Updated: 17 SEP 2012

Airman:
 a019024.htm Surname: Black Init: C Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 12

P_link: p100.htm Plane: WEL Z8538 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The North Sea

Crash_d: d180842 Buried_d: b110942 C_link: c019.htm At_Next: Frederikshavn, gr. 24

Den 18. august 1942 styrtede WEL Z8538 i Nordsøen. Hele besætningen omkom.

Dette fly lettede fra RAF Binbrook kl. 20.35 den 18. august 1942 med brandbomber og brochurer.
Mål: Flensborg (her). Gået tabt i havet. (Kilde: MACR)

Sergeant (Air Gunner) Charles Black, 29 år, var søn af Patrick og Elizabeth Black, Liverpool,
United Kingdom. Tidligere var han i Cheshire Regiment. (Kilde: CWGC)


1 flyver fra
WEL Z8538 blev begravet i Frederikshavn og 2 i Öckerö, Sverige. 2 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.
5 flyvere.

On 18 August 1942  WEL Z8538 crashed into the North Sea. All of the crew perished.

This bomber took off from RAF Binbrook at 2035 hrs. on 18 August 1942 with incendiaries and leaflets
targeting Flensburg (here). Lost at sea. (Source: MACR)

Sergeant (Air Gunner) Charles Black, 29, was the son of Patrick and Elizabeth Black, of Liverpool,
United Kingdom. He was formerly of the Cheshire Regiment. (Source: CWGC)
Heavenly Father. / Hear our prayers / for his eternal rest. / Sadly missed by all.

1 airman from WEL Z8538 was buried in Frederikshavn and 2 in Öckerö, SWEDEN.
2 airmen have no known grave.

See Bomber Command No. 12 Squadron and  12 Squadron RAF at RAF-Lincolnshire.info.
This Wellington took off from RAF Binbrook.                                                    5 airmen.