16/17-10-1940 (SGLO T0876) Vickers Wellington Mk Ic L7844 KX-T

Loss Chart on T0876
Day or Night of Operation 16/17 Oct 1940
Operation
Target Kiel
Aircraft Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Built by Vickers
c/n or Werknr
Serial or Stammkenzeichen L7844
Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen KX-T
Name
Unit 311 (Czech) SQN
Air Force RAF
Take off time 18.50
Airfield East Wretham
Crashed at 21.45
Cause of the Crash Shot down by NF Lt. L. Becker of 4./NJG 1
Crash Location Crashed near Oosterwolde
Province Gelderland
Damage
Salvaged by
Salvage date
Wreckage sent to
Source Chorley W.R. Bomber Command Losses 1939-1940 page 120
Additional source “The sky is our Ocean”page 25/6 for NF, location and time, including crew pictures; “Gevleugveld Verleden” page 42/43 by Ab Jansen; D. Breedijk claim time 21.30
Last update January 2017
Function Mil Rank Name Hon Mil Reg Age Air Force Cemetery Grave Remark
Pilot P/O. B. Landa 82557 ChAF Oosterwolde 1 2 61
Co-Pilot Sgt. E. Novotnýš 787250 ChAF Survived POW
Navigator P/O. H.Z. Jarošek 82605 ChAF Oosterwolde 2 2 62
Wireless op Sgt. K. Klimt 787547 ChAF Oosterwolde 1 2 59
Air gunner Sgt. A. Šesták 787153 ChAF Survived POW
Air gunner Sgt. O. Jirsák 787141 ChAF Oosterwolde 2 2 60

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