Page of loss or damage to some No 75 (NZ) Squadron aircraft

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Page of loss or damage to some No 75 (NZ) Squadron aircraft

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Page lists six events, three Stirling, all crashes, three Lancasters damaged by anti-aircraft fire. The first on 1 December 1943, the last on 26 August 1944. This is not an exclusive list. The first on the list records Ken Hook's crash near Acklington.

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Printed page with handwritten annotations

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SHookKG195765v10103

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Date: 1 December 1943 Stirling III EH880
Target: Mining – Denmark
Crashed into house attempting to land at Acklington; five children killed
Capt: WO Kerr, G.J.S. Killed
Nav: Sgt Wort, D.F. Killed
FE: Sgt Copsey, L.G. Killed
WOP: FS Holt, D.A. Killed
AB: Sgt Smith, R. Killed
[underlined] MU: Sgt Hook, K. Injured [/underlined]
R/gnr: Sgt Lucas, G.W.T. Killed
Date: 16 December 1943 Stirling III EF163
Target: Mining – Frisians
Crashed on return at Bedinghams Farm, Cambridgeshire
Capt: PO Kinross, C. Killed
Nav: FO Jenkins, R.F. Killed
FE: Sgt Askew, R. Killed
WOP: Sgt Savage, W. Killed
AB: Sgt Emmerson, R. Killed
MU: Sgt Newman, S. Injured
R/Gnr: Sgt Warner, J. Killed
Date: 28 January 1944 Stirling III EF512
Target: Mining – Kiel Bay
Night fighter attack; crash landed at Coltishall
Capt: PO Baker, C.R. (NS) [inserted] – AWARDED D.F.C. [/inserted]
Nav: FS Gardner, C. (NZ)
FE: Sgt Watson, W.P. [inserted] [symbol] [/inserted] Wounded
WOP: Sgt Marden, G.
AB: FS Jones, R. (Aus)
MU: Sgt Renwick, H.R. Wounded
R/gnr: Sgt Schober, E. (Can) [inserted] [underlined] STAND IN [/underlined] FOR SGT R CORNISH [/inserted]
Date: 11 June 1944 Lancaster 1 ME751
Target: Dreux
Hit by flak; AB flew aircraft back
Capt: PO McCardle, C. Wounded
Nav: PO Zillwood, A.H.R. (NZ)
FE: Sgt Benfold, J. Wounded
WOP: FS Hunt, E.
AB: WO Hurse, A.W. (Aus)
MU: Sgt Edwards, J.
R/gnr: Sgt Sparkes, D.
Date: 18 July 1944 Lancaster HK568
Target: Cagny
Hit by flak
Capt: FS Moriarty, D.J. (NZ) Wounded
Nav: FS Monoghan, T.
FE: Sgt Scott, A.
WOP: Sgt Teverson, A.
AB: FO Ward, I.
MU: Sgt Williams, A.
R/gnr: FS Fox, R.
Date: 26 August 1944 Lancaster 1 LM544
Target: Kiel
Hit by flak
Capt: FO Andrews, V. (NZ)
MU: Sgt Moloney, M. Wounded
[inserted] D1551 [circled MP]
Mine laying (19 S) 12 H
FRISIANS & to east
[indecipherable word] E of Denmark
2 (S) lost)
Stirling B1II Aust. MlH [inserted]
[inserted] [underlined] 1940 – 1945 [/underlined]
A/C FAILED TO RETURN
[underlined] 192 [/underlined]
TOTAL AIRCREW KILLED OR MISSING
[underlined] 1068 [/underlined]
33 Returned BUT CRASHED
5 CRASHED ON T.O.
[underlined] 1 [/underlined] DITCHED
[underlined] 39 A/C [/underlined] [/inserted]

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“Page of loss or damage to some No 75 (NZ) Squadron aircraft ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 4, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/27910.

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