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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50779
Last updated: 1 June 2020
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Date:25-MAR-1944
Time:01:30 LT
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk III
Owner/operator:78 Squadron Royal Air Force (78 Sqn RAF)
Registration: HX355
C/n / msn: EY-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Natersedijk - Hortweg roads at Rockanje, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Breighton (takeoff at 18:50 hrs)
Destination airport:Berlin
Narrative:
Returning from an operation against Berlin, the plane was badly damaged by night fighter pilot Unteroffizier Leopold Weinberger of the 7./NJG 4 based at Juvincourt airfield in France.
The crew bailed out over Den Haag before the Halifax crashed and was taken prisoner of war:

F/L E. W. Everett (POW)
Sgt K.H.Jones (POW)
Sgt J.R.Stewart (POW)
F/O J. K. M. Green (POW)
Sgt J.E.Johnson (POW)
Sgt J.R.Graham (POW)
P/O A.P. Sinden (POW)

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part two
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3548&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1944 Page 130.
https://sites.google.com/site/wo2vpr1/home/1944-03-25-halifax
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/jackson-henry.html
http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/Nachtjagdgeschwader/NJG4.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
20-Oct-2013 12:30 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2016 14:59 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2020 21:52 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2020 21:53 TigerTimon Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
31-Mar-2020 07:37 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]

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