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 Hampden I  AE433


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 09 Nov 41 Aircraft Name Hampden I Serial Number AE433
Unit 408 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details Took off 1719 8 Nov 1941 from Syerston. Shot down by a night-fighter (Oblt Willi Dimter 111.
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation Aircraft AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/10214Hampden I AE433Pilot Officer J C Monkhouse (RCAF), Pilot Officer E L Houghton (RNZAF), Sergeant J E Woodward, Sergeant A J Gallan: prisoners of war; aircraft failed to return from an operational flight to Essen, Hampden AE433, 408 Squadron, 8 November 1941.C16998461

Prisoners of War for Hampden I AE433

RankName, NumberDetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
SgtAlexander John GALLAN (1001208) Hampden I AE433
1941-11-08408 SqdnStalag 357 Kopernikus
Plt OffEdwin Lee HOUGHTON (402187) Hampden I AE433
1941-11-08408 SqdnStalag Luft L3 Sagan and Belaria
Plt OffJohn Collin MONKHOUSE (J/4705) Hampden I AE433
1941-11-08408 SqdnStalag Luft L3 Sagan and Belaria
SgtJohn Edward WOODWARD (1058796) Hampden I AE433
1941-11-08408 SqdnStalag 357 Kopernikus


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Hampden AE433Does our database use some sort of convention when dealing with night losses? AE433 was lost on "the night of" 8/9 Nov 41, as listed in the relevant edition of Bomber Command Losses. Does the database always us the second date? It says the loss was on 9 Nov 41: [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=AE433[/url] However, being winter, AE433 took off at 1719, and was lost that evening, ie 8 Nov 41. The TNA file linked to the database says they failed to return on 8 Nov 41: [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=AE433[/url] The POW database also goes for 8 Nov 41 as their date of capture ....Read More.Andy Marden on 28th September 2021 11:00:09


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