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 Wellington W5491


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  09 Jan 42 Aircraft Name  Wellington II Serial Number  W5491
Unit  104 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
Details 
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8383Sergeant R P Payton (RCAF): killed; Sergeant G M Jackson (RCAF), Sergeant R Craig (RCAF), Sergeant A E Moyanyk (RCAF), Sergeant J A McEachern (RCAF): uninjured; aircraft hit by enemy anti aircraft fire over target, Wellington W5491, 405 Squadron, 17 August 1941.C16924225

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Wellington II W5491

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantSidney Reginald BULT (553823) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington W5491  IBCC 1942-01-09104 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDriffield Cemetery
SergeantAlfred Charles Kingsley PARSONS (402576) Wellington W5491  IBCC 1942-01-19 United KingdomDriffield Cemetery
SergeantReginald Percy PAYTON (R/354A) Air Gunner Wellington W5491  Ext Link 1941-08-17405 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomBarmby-On-The-Moor (St. Cather
SergeantWilliam Rent SLOGGATT (400604) Wellington W5491  IBCC 1942-01-09 United KingdomDriffield Cemetery


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420109 - Unaccounted airmen - 9-1-1942Although not part of the original list: Wellington W5491 of 104Sqn Driffield crashed at Kirkburn Grange, Kirkburn while being ferried to 405Sqn with three fatalities. Sgt.Obs PARSONS, Alfred Charles Kingsley RAAF 402576 died in hospital 19/1/42. Casualty File digitalised at NAA Sept.2018. File contains detailed Court of Inquiry. Sgt Pilot. SLOGGATT. William Kent RAAF 400604 Sgt W/O Bult S.R 553823 Injured in the crash were: Sgt. Pilot BROWN, A.J 1377772 Sgt rear gunner PHILLIP, H 1199548 F/O Gunnery Officer TAPP, W C4507 Alan. ....Read More.AL90 on 7th September 2018 08:26:05
420109 - Unaccounted airmen - 9-1-1942[QUOTE=AL90;136555]Although not part of the original list: Wellington W5491 of 104Sqn Driffield crashed at Kirkburn Grange, Kirkburn while being ferried to 405Sqn with three fatalities. Sgt.Obs PARSONS, Alfred Charles Kingsley RAAF 402576 died in hospital 19/1/42. Casualty File digitalised at NAA Sept.2018. File contains detailed Court of Inquiry. Sgt Pilot. SLOGGATT. William Kent RAAF 400604 Sgt W/O Bult S.R 553823 Injured in the crash were: Sgt. Pilot BROWN, A.J 1377772 Sgt rear gunner PHILLIP, H 1199548 F/O Gunnery Officer TAPP, W C4507 Alan.[/QUOTE] Hello, The reason this loss was not included in The late Henk Welting's unaccounted listing is because he was aware of the details. Rich Allenby has also investigated this loss: [url]http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york42/w5491.html[/url] Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 7th September 2018 12:21:16


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