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
Target Kiel
Aircraft Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Built by Vickers
c/n or Werknr
Serial or Stammkenzeichen L7844
Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen KX-T
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
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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