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 Whitley V  Z6585


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 18 Apr 41 Aircraft Name Whitley V Serial Number Z6585
Unit 77 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/5918Flight Lieutenant D Gibson, Pilot Officer L E Pearson, Sergeant C E Gansler, Sergeant L Flint, Sergeant H D Bowles: killed; aircraft shot down and crashed at Hamburg, Germany, Whitley Z6585, 77 Squadron, 17 April 1941.C16755216

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Whitley V Z6585

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantHarold Douglas BOWLES (945312) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Whitley V Z6585  AIR81/5918 1941-04-1777 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHamburg Cemetery
SergeantLeonard William FLINT (906004) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Whitley V Z6585  AIR81/5918 1941-04-1777 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHamburg Cemetery
SergeantCyril Edward GANSLER (938067) Observer Whitley V Z6585  AIR81/5918 1941-04-1777 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHamburg Cemetery
Flight LieutenantDonovan GIBSON (39938) Pilot Whitley V Z6585  AIR81/5918 1941-04-1777 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHamburg Cemetery
Flying OfficerLeslie Edward PEARSON (42639) Pilot Whitley V Z6585  AIR81/5918 1941-04-1777 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHamburg Cemetery


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