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Wellington III  BK438 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

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Aircraft Losses Database CorrectionsHello On the RAF Commands database it has this for Wellington BK438: [URL][/URL] I see a few online references also have BK438, however shouldn't this be BK538? As per Bill Chorley's BCL 1942, page 263: [I]Wellington III BK538 JN-U [/I] [I]Op: Torino [/I] [I]Took off from Kirmington at 19.10. Overshot and crashed 23.00 while trying to make an emergency landing at Manston airfield, Kent. P/O J F Sweet killed F/O T Howell killed Sgt J H N Lissen killed [sic Lisson] Sgt L J Somerville killed Sgt E O Booth injured[/I] See also: [URL][/URL] I'm confused...not an unusual state of affairs, it must be said! Regards Simon ....Read More.wwrsimon on 7th November 2021 11:43:12

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