Wellington BK438/BK538 database confusion...
On the RAF Commands database it has this for Wellington BK438:
I see a few online references also have BK438, however shouldn't this be BK538? As per Bill Chorley's BCL 1942, page 263:
Wellington III BK538 JN-U
Took off from Kirmington at 19.10. Overshot and crashed 23.00 while trying to make an emergency landing at Manston airfield, Kent.
P/O J F Sweet – killed
F/O T Howell – killed
Sgt J H N Lissen – killed [sic Lisson]
Sgt L J Somerville – killed
Sgt E O Booth – injured
See also: http://www.rafcommands.com/database/...php?uniq=BK538
I'm confused...not an unusual state of affairs, it must be said!
Researching R.A.F. personnel from the North East of England