Jack Wilfred Tylor                            Updated:  11 MAR 2018   See photo

Airman:
 a021001.htm Surname: Tylor Init: J W Rank: P/O Service: RAAF Sqdn: 460

P_link: p256.htm Plane: HAL HX294 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Langelandsbælt

Crash_d: d290144 Buried_d: b180444 C_link: c021.htm At_Next: Faaborg

Den 29. januar 1944 styrtede HAL HX294 i havet øst for Langeland, i forbindelse med et bombetogt til Berlin. Se p256MACR og Flyveruten. Se Google Map p256 HAL HX294 med angivelse af hvor flyverne landede. 1 mand omkom. 6 flyvere endte som krigsfanger. (Kilde: En dråbe i havet) Flyvehistorisk Tidsskrift skriver:
"Flyet blev skudt ned af en tysk natjager, og hele besætningen sprang ud med faldskærm. - - -
Navigatøren, Pilot Officer Jack Tylor,
landede i havet og druknede. Hans lig blev fundet ved Nakkebølle strand den 16. april og to dage senere blev han begravet på Fåborg kirkegård." (FT 85-78-20)
Tylor var første mand til at springe ud med faldskærm. (Kilde: En dråbe i havet)

Pilot Officer Jack Wilfred Tylor, 23 år, var søn af Horace Wilfred Alfred og Ethel Rose Tylor, Katanning, Western Australia. (Kilde: CWGC) 7 flyvere. Se foto

On 29 January 1944 HAL HX294 crashed  into the sea east of Langeland, in connection with a
bombing raid on Berlin. See p256MACR and Flight Path.
See Google Map p256 HAL HX294 with indications of where the airmen landed. 1 man perished. 6 airmen ended af POWs.
(Source: A drop in the sea)
(Danish) Aviation Historical Review writes: "The plane was shot down by a German night fighter and all of the crew bailed out. - - - Navigator, Pilot Officer Jack Tylor landed in the sea and drowned. His body was found at Nakkebølle Beach on 16 April 1944. He was buried at Faaborg 2 days later." (FT 85-78-20)
Tylor was the first airman to bail out. (Source: A drop in the sea)

Pilot Officer Jack Wilfred Tylor, 23, was the son of Horace Wilfred Alfred and Ethel Rose Tylor, of Katanning, Western Australia. (Source: CWGC) See photo
Cherished memories / of our loved one

Bomber Command No. 466 Squadron RAAF*466 Sqn RAAF - Wikipedia*Australian War Memorial has ROLL OF HONOUR Jack Wilfred Tylor. IBBC has Tylor, Jack.
Halifax * Halifax-BC Museum.Canada * Halifax-RAF Museum * Halifax-The Yorkshire Air Museum. See Halifax Print and Halifax - Bless 'Em All.
Halifax III HX294 HD-A
took off from RAF Leconfield at .0007. on 28 JAN 1944. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.)   7 airmen.