Halifax III MZ342 - The North Sea                                                      Updated:  19 AUG 2019

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777752.htm Burrows N F/O RAF 192 p391.htm HAL MZ342 Bomb G The North Sea d090245 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777747.htm Butler B L F/Sgt RAF 192 p391.htm HAL MZ342 Bomb G The North Sea d090245 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777750.htm Cheshire K G Sgt RAF 192 p391.htm HAL MZ342 Bomb G The North Sea d090245 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777749.htm Finnigan DPM P/O RAF 192 p391.htm HAL MZ342 Bomb G The North Sea d090245 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777751.htm Mitcheson R D Sgt RAF 192 p391.htm HAL MZ342 Bomb G The North Sea d090245 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777748.htm Tucker EAE Sgt RAF 192 p391.htm HAL MZ342 Bomb G The North Sea d090245 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a014247.htm Webb D W F/Sgt RAF 192 p391.htm HAL MZ342 Bomb G The North Sea d090245 b220246 c014.htm Esbjerg
a035001.htm Woods B F Sgt RAF 192 p391.htm HAL MZ342 Bomb G The North Sea d090245 b240845 c035.htm Husby


Den 9. februar 1945 styrtede denne Halifax i Nordsøen i forbindelse med et bombeangreb på Politz ved Stettin (Szczecin her) som flyet skulle støtte.

På hjemvejen kolliderede HAL MZ342 med en Lancaster, som ikke fik alvorlige skader, men
HAL MZ342 styrtede ned. Hele besætningen blev dræbt. (Kilder: FAF og AOD)

1 flyver fra HAL MZ342 blev begravet på Husby Kirkegård den 24. august 1945 og 1 i Esbjerg den 22. februar 1946. 6 flyvere har ingen kendt grav. Se p391MACR.

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8 flyvere.

On 9 February 1945 this Halifax crashed into the North Sea in connection with a bombing raid on Politz near Stettin (Szczecin here) which it was to support.

On the return flight HAL MZ342 collided with a Lancaster which was not seriously damaged, but HAL MZ342 crashed. All of the crew perished. (Sources: FAF and AOD)

1 airman from HAL MZ342 was buried in Husby Churchyard on 24 August 1945 and 1 in Esbjerg on 22 February 1946. 6 airmen have no known grave.

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Halifax III MZ342 DT-B took off from RAF Foulsham at 19.41 hrs on 08 FEB 1945. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.)  See p391MACR. 8 airmen.