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 Wellington IA N2961


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  18 Dec 39 Aircraft Name  Wellington IA Serial Number  N2961
Unit  149 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  North Sea
Aircrew details
Details 
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/69Flying Officer M F Briden, Pilot Officer W S F Brown, Sergeant V G Richardson, Aircraftman 2nd Class I D Leighton, Aircraftman 2nd Class A G Foster and Aircraftman 1st Class P Warren: missing presumed dead; Wellington N2961 failed to return from an operational flight, 18 December 1939.C14142186

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Wellington IA N2961

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerMichael Franklin BRIDEN (39706) Wellington IA N2961   1939-12-18149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerWilliam Stanley Francis BROWN (70794) Pilot Wellington IA N2961   1939-12-18149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomNorwich Cemetery, Norfolk
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAlan Gordon FOSTER (621741) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington IA N2961   1939-12-18149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomLeconfield (St. Catherine) Chu
Aircraftman 2nd ClassIsaac Davidson LEIGHTON (547262) Wellington IA N2961   1939-12-18149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantValentine Henry Garner RICHARDSON (564063) Wellington IA N2961   1939-12-18149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassPeter John WARREN (547949) Wellington IA N2961   1939-12-18149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial


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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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Dustbin turrets on 99 Sqn Wellingtons Dec 1939?Peter, Not much help but, the 149sqdn Wellington that Mullineaux was gunner on, on the 18th Dec 39, was N2980. This was the Wellington that was later raised from Loch Ness in 1985. Of the nine a/c from 149sqdn on the op, three, N2961, N2943 and N2980, had 6 crew on board, which consisted of, Pilot, 2nd pilot, Observer, W/Op, A/G, A/G, the extra men on board being AC1's or LAC's, the rest had 5 crew, consisting of, Pilot, 2nd Pilot, Observer, W/Op, A/G. The crew of N2980, claimed 3 enemy aircraft shot down. ....Read More.AlanW on 27th December 2013 04:06:42


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