Wellington X HE491- The North Sea                                                   Updated: 12 JAN 2012

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777574.htm Carvajal E R Sgt RCAF 425 p148.htm WEL HE491 Minelaying The North Sea d120443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777572.htm Elliott G W P/O RCAF 425 p148.htm WEL HE491 Minelaying The North Sea d120443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777573.htm Howard R J P/O RCAF 425 p148.htm WEL HE491 Minelaying The North Sea d120443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a014105.htm Kitt E F/O RCAF 425 p148.htm WEL HE491 Minelaying The North Sea d120443 b290643 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777575.htm Perry BWA Sgt RAF 425 p148.htm WEL HE491 Minelaying The North Sea d120443 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


Den 12. april 1943 vendte
WEL HE491 ikke hjem fra en minelægningsoperation. Flyet må have styrtet ned i Nordsøen. Hele besætningen omkom.

Den 20. juni 1943 blev E. Kitt fundet drevet in omkring her nord for Esbjerg. Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 29. juni 1943. (Kilde: AOD)

4 flyvere fra WEL HE491 har ingen kendt grav.

5 flyvere.


On 12 April 1943 WEL HE491 failed to return from a mine laying operation. It must have crashed into the North Sea. All of the crew perished.

On 20 June 1943 E. Kitt was found drifted ashore about here north of Esbjerg. He was buried in Esbjerg on 29 June 1943. (Source: AOD)

4 airmen from WEL HE491 have no known grave.

See Bomber Command No. 425 Squadron RCAF and No. 425 Squadron of Canadian Wings. This Wellington took off from RAF Dishforth. Lost Bombers has this.

5 airmen.