Wellington III BK540 - The North Sea                                                    Updated:  17 MAR 2013

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a014097.htm Bain D L Wt/O RCAF 429 p144.htm WEL BK540 Bomb G The North Sea d300343 b120743 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777567.htm Carty HDG Sgt RAF 429 p144.htm WEL BK540 Bomb G The North Sea d300343 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777568.htm Hart E K F/Sgt RAF 429 p144.htm WEL BK540 Bomb G The North Sea d300343 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777566.htm Scott R E Sgt RAF 429 p144.htm WEL BK540 Bomb G The North Sea d300343 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777569.htm Whiteland W F Sgt RAF 429 p144.htm WEL BK540 Bomb G The North Sea d300343 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN

 
Kl. 19.45 den 29. marts 1943 lettede
WEL BK540 fra RAF East Moor på et bombetogt mod Bochum (her).

Flyet gik tabt i havet, antageligt i Nordsøen. Der var ingen overlevende. (Kilde: MACR)

D. L. Bain blev fundet som lig i Esbjerg havn (omkring her). Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 12. juli 1943. (Kilde: FAF)

1 flyver fra WEL BK540 blev begravet i Esbjerg. 4 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.

5 flyvere.


At 19.45 hrs. on 29 March 1943 WEL BK540 took off from RAF East Moor on a bombing raid targeting Bochum (here).

It was lost at sea, North Sea presumed. There were no survivors. (Source: MACR)

The body of D. L. Bain was found in the harbour of Esbjerg (about here). He was buried in Esbjerg on 12 July 1943. (Source: FAF)

1 airman from WEL BK540  was buried in Esbjerg. 4 airmen have no known grave.

See Bomber Command No. 429 Squadron RCAF * No. 429 Squadron of Canadian Wings * This Wellington took of from RAF East Moor.

5 airmen.