Wellington II Z8538 - The North Sea                                                     Updated: 17 SEP 2012
 

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a019024.htm Black C Sgt RAF 012 p100.htm WEL Z8538 Bomb G The North Sea d180842 b110942 c019.htm Frederikshavn
e777504.htm Graves L D Sgt RAF 012 p100.htm WEL Z8538 Bomb G The North Sea d180842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e222020.htm Ritchie RLS F/Sgt RAF 012 p100.htm WEL Z8538 Bomb G The North Sea d180842 e222o e222o.htm Öckerö, S
e777503.htm Rowe D W P/O RAF 012 p100.htm WEL Z8538 Bomb G The North Sea d180842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e222021.htm Sharp J A Sgt RAF 012 p100.htm WEL Z8538 Bomb G The North Sea d180842 e222o e222o.htm Öckerö, S


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)

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)

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.