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 Wellington HF838



Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  13 Jul 43 Aircraft Name  Wellington VIII Serial Number  HF838
Unit  7 (C) OTU Operating Airfield   Country  
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Wellington prefix lettersHi Russ, These are all valid Wellington serial ranges: Model Start End Wellington AD589 AD653 Wellington BB455 BB656 Wellington III BJ581 BJ991 Wellington III BK123 BK564 Wellington III DF542 DF743 Wellington VI DR471 DR528 Wellington Ic DV411 DV953 Wellington ES980 ES995 Wellington Ic HD942 HE146 Wellington X HE147 HE995 Wellington III HF112 HF112 Wellington XII HF113 HF120 Wellington XIV HF121 HF451 Wellington X HF452 HF606 Wellington III HF609 HF613 Wellington X HF614 HF614 Wellington III HF615 HF621 Wellington X HF622 HF622 Wellington III HF623 HF625 Wellington X HF626 HF626 Wellington III HF627 HF629 Wellington X HF630 HF630 Wellington III HF631 HF637 Wellington X HF638 HF638 Wellington III HF639 HF641 Wellington X HF642 HF642 Wellington III HF643 HF645 Wellington X HF646 HF646 Wellington III HF647 HF649 Wellington X HF650 HF650 Wellington III HF666 HF668 Wellington X HF669 HF669 Wellington III HF670 HF730 Wellington III HF718 HF722 Wellington X HF723 HF723 Wellington III HF724 HF725 Wellington X HF726 HF726 Wellington III HF727 HF728 Wellington X HF729 HF729 Wellington III HF730 HF731 Wellington X HF732 HF732 Wellington III HF733 HF734 Wellington X HF735 HF735 Wellington III HF736 HF738 Wellington X HF739 HF739 Wellington III HF740 HF742 Wellington X HF743 HF743 Wellington III HF744 HF746 Wellington X HF747 HF747 Wellington III HF748 HF750 Wellington X HF751 HF751 Wellington III HF752 HF754 Wellington X HF755 HF755 Wellington III HF756 HF758 Wellington X HF759 HF759 Wellington III HF760 HF762 Wellington X HF763 HF763 Wellington III HF764 HF764 Wellington III HF791 HF792 Wellington X HF793 HF793 Wellington III HF794 HF796 Wellington X HF797 HF797 Wellington III HF798 HF802 Wellington XI HF803 HF804 Wellington X HF805 HF805 Wellington III HF806 HF807 Wellington X HF808 HF808 Wellington III HF809 HF810 Wellington X HF811 HF811 Wellington III HF812 HF816 Wellington VIII HF828 HF828 Wellington Ic HF829 HF837 Wellington VIII HF838 HF838 Wellington Ic HF839 HF849 Wellington VIII HF850 HF850 Wellington Ic HF851 HF853 Wellington VIII HF854 HF854 Wellington Ic HF855 HF856 Wellington VIII HF857 HF857 Wellington Ic HF858 HF859 Wellington VIII HF860 HF860 Wellington Ic HF861 HF862 Wellington VIII HF863 HF863 Wellington Ic HF864 HF865 Wellington VIII HF866 HF866 Wellington Ic HF867 HF868 Wellington VIII HF869 HF869 Wellington Ic HF881 HF822 Wellington VIII HF883 HF883 Wellington Ic HF884 HF885 Wellington VIII HF886 HF886 Wellington Ic HF887 HF888 Wellington VIII HF889 HF889 Wellington Ic HF890 HF894 Wellington VIII HF895 HF895 Wellington Ic HF896 HF900 Wellington VIII HF901 HF901 Wellington Ic HF902 HF903 Wellington VIII HF904 HF904 Wellington Ic HF905 HF906 Wellington VIII HF907 HF907 Wellington Ic HF908 HF909 Wellington VIII HF910 HF910 Wellington Ic HF911 HF912 Wellington VIII HF913 HF913 Wellington Ic HF914 HF915 Wellington VIII HF916 HF91 ....Read More.Ross_McNeill on 19th May 2009 04:57:22
Details for these casualties - Berwick-upon-TweedTait was aboard Wellington HF838 of No.7 (C)OTU, flew into high ground close to Limavady. ....Read More.alclark on 13th August 2012 08:23:49
P/O John William Hindmarsh, 137623, d. July 13th 1943Checking air force deaths buried in NI suggests this On 13th July 1943, he was wireless operator and air gunnner in Wellington Bomber HF838 taking off from RAF Limavady, [url]https://wwiini.org/people/john-william-hughes/[/url] ....Read More.dennis_burke on 26th July 2017 01:55:49
P/O John William Hindmarsh, 137623, d. July 13th 1943When Wellington VIII HF838 returned over aerodrome, the runway being used necessitated approach over high ground, After a circuit was carried out at low altitude, the a/c was seen to loose height and crashed into hillside. Fire broke out immediatly. P/O Hindmarsh and Butland, F/O's Tait and Anderson, and Sgt Hughes were killed. P/O Moss was injured. ANDERSON, JOHN GOUINLOCK Flying Officer 416624 RNZAF BUTLAND, FREDERICK DICK Flying Officer J/20423 RCAF TAIT, JAMES MAXWELL Flying Officer 126068 HUGHES, JOHN WILLIAM Flight Sergeant 41436 RNZAF BUtland's service file shoudl be available on ancestry.com, maybe a Form 765 ....Read More.dennis_burke on 26th July 2017 02:10:41
P/O John William Hindmarsh, 137623, d. July 13th 1943Thanks for that Dennis. Butland's R.C.A.F records on ancestry.com does indeed have a Form 551 which confirm HF838, and the Form 765 which confirms your crew listing. I already had Tait as a crew member - he originally came from Berwick-upon-Tweed, and his body was returned there for burial. Regards Simon ....Read More.wwrsimon on 26th July 2017 02:18:15
Coastal Command July 1943Coastal Command July 1943 1 - Beaufighter XI - OADU(304 FTU) - JL895. 2 - Wellington X - 192 Sqn - HF454. 3 - Beaufighter VIc - 132(C) OTU - JL424. 3 - Wellington XIII - 304 Sqn - HZ575. 3 - Spitfire PR.IV - 543 Sqn - AA811. 4 - Beaufighter VIc - 9 OTU - JM223 - ( 9(C) OTU ? ). 4 - Walrus I - 283 Sqn - X9530. 4 - Beaufighter XI - 404 Sqn - JM133. 7 - Beaufighter X - 248 Sqn - JM336. 8 - Beaufighter X - 304 FTU - LX781. 9 - Catalina In - 210 Sqn - FP155. 10 - Hampden I - 489 Sqn - AT111. 11 - Beaufighter VIc - 9 OTU - X8036 - ( 9(C) OTU ? ). 11 - Hampden I - 455 Sqn - AE228. 11 - Mosquito PR.IV - 540 Sqn - DZ419. 11 - Mosquito PR.IV - 540 Sqn - DZ517. 12 - Whitley VII - 10 OTU - BD681 - ( 10(C) OTU ? ). 12 - Sunderland III - 228 Sqn - DV977. 12 - Beaufighter VIc - 236 Sqn - JL822. 13 - Wellington VIII - 7(C) OTU - HF838. 13/14 - Halifax II - 405 Sqn - HR905. 14 - Hampden I - 5(C) OTU - P5331. 14 - Wellington III - 12 OTU - BJ702 - ( 12 (C) OTU ? ). 14 - Beaufighter X - 248 Sqn - JM337. 15/16 - Halifax II - 405 Sqn - HR854. 16 - Hampden I - 5(C) OTU - AE245. 16 - Beaufighter VIc - 9(C) OTU - T5335. 16 - Whitley V - 10 OTU - BD276 - ( 10(C) OTU ? ). 16 - Wellington Ic - 11 OTU - DV720 - ( 11(C) OTU ? ). 16 - Beaufighter XI - 143 Sqn - JL883. 16 - Wellington X - 304 Sqn - HE304. 16 - Hampden TB.1 - 455 Sqn - X3150. 16 - Hampden I - 455 Sqn - AE146. 16 - Mosquito PR.IV - 540 Sqn - DZ431. 16 - Hampden I - 1404 Flt - P1204. 16 - Hampden I - 1404 Flt - AD757. 16/17 - Hampden TB.1 - 415 Sqn - X3145. 17 - Beaufort I - 5(C) OTU - JM514. 17 - Sunderland III - 204 Sqn - EJ145. 18 - Whitley V - 10 OTU - LA880 - ( 10 (C) OTU ? ). 18 - Liberator GR.V - 53 Sqn - BZ731 - ( 42-40455 ). 18 - Beaufighter XI - 143 Sqn - JL890. 18 - Sunderland III - 204 Sqn - JM687. 18 - Beaufighter VIc - 236 Sqn - JL575. 18 - Mosquito B.IX - 1409 Flt - LR502 - ( Coastal ? ). 18 - Hampden I - 1401 Flt - P1291. 21 - Anson I - 275 Sqn - EG548. 22 - Beaufighter Ic - 2(C) OTU - T4787. 22 - Beaufighter VI - 9(C) OTU - T5130. 23 - Hampden I - 1404 Flt - P1293. 24 - Wellington XII - 172 Sqn - MP514. 25 - Spitfire PR.VII - 8(C) OTU - R7059. 25/26 - Halifax II - 405 Sqn - HR864. 26 - Beaufighter VIc - 2(C)OTU - JL548. 26 - Beaufighter TF.X - 235 Sqn - LX860. 26 - Wellington XIII - 304 Sqn - HZ640. 26 - Hampden I - 415 Sqn - P5301. 27 - Hudson III - 1401 Flt - V9041 - ( Coastal ? ). 28 - Sunderland III - BOAC (?) - JM661. 28 - Liberator GR.V - 53 Sqn - BZ740 - ( 42-40457 ). 28 - Beaufighter XI - 404 Sqn - JM123. 28 - Hampden I - 489 Sqn - X2905. 29 - Wellington VIII - 3(C) OTU - HX388. 29 - Wellington TB.VIII - 7(C) OTU - LA967. 29 - Beaufort I - 9(C) OT U - EL139. 29 - Liberator GR.V - 224 Sqn - FL965 - ( 41-11664 ). 29 - Wellington X - 304 Sqn - HE576. 29 - Mosquito NF.II - 544 Sqn - DZ600. 30 - Liberator GR.V - 53 Sqn - BZ730 - ( 42-40454 ). 30 - Mitchell II - 320 Sqn - FR144 - ( 42-32275 ). 30 - Mosquito NF. II - 333 Sqn - DZ705. 31 - Beaufighter Ic - 2(C) OTU - T4782. 31 - Wellington XIV ....Read More.Alex Smart on 16th November 2018 07:18:44


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