Accident Vickers Wellington Mk X HE592, Friday 9 April 1943
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Date:Friday 9 April 1943
Time:00:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic well model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers Wellington Mk X
Owner/operator:425 (Alouette) Sqn RCAF
Registration: HE592
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Hout-Blerick, Venlo, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Dishforth, UK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by heavy Flak over the target.

Target: Duisburg
Call Sign: KW-Q
Crew:-
Pilot : Warrant Officer Class II James Francis Smith RCAF R/94963 [Killed] Jonkerbos 24 D 2
Navigator : Sergeant Paul Anthony Smith RAFVR 1219354 [Killed] Jonkerbos 24 A 9
Bomb Aimer : Warrant Officer Class II Cuthbert Worcester Graham Burke RCAF R/95765 [Killed] Jonkerbos 24 D
Wireless Operator / Air Gunner : Flying Officer Russel Gordon Cook RCAF J/10020 [Killed] Jonkerbos 24 A 9
Rear Gunner : Pilot Officer Olivier Edouard Emile Schulz RCAF J/19312 [Killed] Jonkerbos 4 D 3

All were initially buried at Venlo.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2183&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part One
Rob Davis Bomber Command Losses Database

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
29-Dec-2011 15:18 Uli Elch Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2018 19:43 TigerTimon Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Oct-2018 18:03 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
14-Oct-2018 15:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
17-Jun-2022 08:27 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
08-Apr-2024 06:53 Rob Davis Updated [Source, Narrative]

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