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 Wellington W5457


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  19 Aug 41 Aircraft Name  Wellington II Serial Number  W5457
Unit  218 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  Germany
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Source Henk Welting's Database

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AIR81/8476Sergeant R S McKinnell: killed; Sergeant R K Pridham, Sergeant L Stephens, Sergeant A Learmonth, Sergeant H G Huckle, Sergeant A J Condon (RAAF): prisoners of war; aircraft shot down and crashed at Arzfeld, Germany, Wellington W5457, 218 Squadron, 19 August 1941. With aircraft serial number plate.C16924318

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Wellington II W5457

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantRobert Smith McKINNELL (998292) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington W5457  AIR81/8476 1941-08-19218 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyRheinberg War Cemetery


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Pilot info neededHi Steve, Sgt. Skett – maybe: Howard Thomas Skett RAFVR (122325), F/Sgt - P/O 6. 5. 1942, F/O 6. 11. 1942, F/L 6. 5. 1944 17. 06. 1942, 609 Squadron: …P/O Sketts arrives from O.T.U. , and talks so long about his experiences in Bomber Command and the problems of navigating bombers back from Germany that he is at once earmarked for Squadron Navigation Officer… HUCKLE Henry George Sgt Pilot Wellington W5457 FTR Duisburg 18/19.8.41 Regards Mojmir ....Read More.vrajm on 15th November 2018 03:11:02


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